A female figure walking down a path in Italy.
I try to make photographs that appear remembered rather than observed: metaphorical images that are often playful, sometimes haunting, and always soaked in ambiguity. I whisper a line from the middle of a story, and let you conjure up the rest. My work is open to interpretation, yet rooted in my personal journey. Years ago, I left my job to pursue my passion. The years since have been filled with tremendous freedom and satisfaction, along with sizable doses of hardship, fear, and failure. My work has become about finding my way and persisting despite a nagging angst. It’s about accepting ambiguity, climbing past my own insignificance, and finding wonder on the other side.
My images are real places and people captured on film. The blur and soft-focus effects are created at the time of exposure by using homemade lenses and equipment on vintage large and medium-format cameras. My goal is to craft prints that seem like delicate visions on the edge of being grasped or forgotten. I print with archival pigment inks on translucent Japanese washi paper with subtly visible fibers. As a result, no two prints are exactly the same. I make them for those who, in this virtual age, long to commune quietly with a genuine object in hand.
Signed on front right margin, numbered and titled on edge of sheet.
Includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Larger sizes may be available by commission.
Archival pigment print on translucent Japanese kozo paper (washi)