I am obsessed with the image of prehistoric man. In my paintings, I depict modern humans living like their ancestors, often lost in a nocturnal wilderness.
The darkness serves as a primordial id space from which culture is born. The shadows we see in the dark become our gods and devils, myths and legends. Were we the first animals to ask where we came from? How did we turn our ancestors’ survival story into our religion?
“I work in oils on a small, intimate scale.”