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I am a painter with a background in cognitive psychology and a fascination with mathematics, systems and memory. I graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor degree in Social Relations and went on to obtain a Masters in Psychology from the New School and an MFA from SMU. For many years in addition to painting, I worked in an office setting and in airport and hotel conference rooms as an executive for a large nonprofit organization.  I was released from that noble but repressive environment in 2005 to become a full time painter. I am currently represented by Conduit Gallery in Dallas and Hulse Warman Gallery in Taos.

I am interested in how memories are made and reconstituted over time.  Our memories influence our choices, our past and present, yet a memory is not a stable entity. Every time we retrieve a particular memory it is slightly altered, glitches appear, holes emerge which must be filled, and it is transformed into a new version, memory 2.0.  Yet we believe memory 2.0 is the original, unaffected by the exposure to the present.

Related to memory, I am interested in patterns and how we create an identity out of our DNA and our experiences. Patterns exist beneath the surface of our lives, often acting as an unconscious director. I enjoy working with patterns that lay underneath the painting, emphasizing one aspect and hiding another.  My latest work rifts on the flexibility of memory and self and a porousness in the very thin membrane that separates our past and present, allowing a continual reshaping of self.