I am a photographer. I am a painter, I am a teacher. I am a student. I am a digital modernist. I used a camera, a paintbrush, a computer,
peanut butter and Vaseline to create this work. Painting and drawing are additive process where the artist starts with a blank slate and adds line and color until the image is complete. Photography is a subtractive process where thousands of images are taken and most of them, thrown away. A computer allows the merger of painting and photography into a collage, where the content comes from photographs, and composition, color, and texture come from painting and drawing. A computer is a tool, and a tool is nothing more than that. It cannot make Art without the artist’s rendition of subject and application of medium. My subject is always the human condition whether in portraiture, landscape, or abstraction.