AND… (2020-present) is a series of oil paintings in which I explore the uncertainty and possibility of empty urban landscapes that hover between familiar and imagined. Searching for clarity amidst the chaos of both inner and outer worlds, I use meditative brush strokes and expansive skies to evoke moments of calm.
The paintings are a moment in a longer narrative. The implied continuation of the scenes off the sides of the canvas suggests that, like life, the full story is not contained in a single frame. Details invite the viewer to look more closely and bring their own experiences to imagine what lies beyond, what comes after the “and…”.