There is an artist (more or less) waiting to blossom in every person. Much to my delight, at a later stage of my life, I have found this to be true. It started as a break from a liberal arts degree. I tried my hand at contemporary art - something so completely different – without knowing whether I had any natural ability, and am finding it very rewarding and satisfying.
The abstraction expressed in my art gives me unlimited potential to explore and develop new concepts on canvas or whatever medium. The term mixed media is especially relevant to me as it removes many of the boundaries in traditional art which can hinder the loose expression in painting. The four staples of abstract art that I find so rewarding are colour, harmony/symmetry, texture