OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, June 18. 7pm
Exhibition June 18 – August 8
@Medalta’s Yuill Family Gallery
Isn’t it interesting how humans will plow down a forest in order to erect a shopping mall adorned with fake plastic plants? I am fascinated by these manufactured ecologies and fabricated landscapes. I question the increased absence of nature in our increasingly urban culture. The industrial, civilized world has become so disconnected from nature that it appears strange to me, like an absurd alien universe. My work resembles sort of a post apocalyptic plant/animal hybrid that emerged as a result of our peculiar relationship with the natural world. A distinctly familiar attraction exists; I am captivated by the visual properties of nature, the notion of the organic, and the appearance of fluid, open forms. Though it may appear organic and inspired by nature, my work is manufactured with human made materials.