The originality of my paintings comes from a fresco tradition by combining layers of Venetian Plaster and acrylic glaze on large canvas in an effort to create a calm connection within my audence. Some works embrace the simplicity of abstract form alone while others are integrated with a semi-transparent image within the abstract foundation; this allows for the exploration of thoughts and ideas that are not physically present. Inspired by the geological layers of the Earth, my process attempts to tap into the layers fo life experienced by my audience. Their lives are a composite of abstract thoughts, each thought creates a layer, each layer reveals evidence of their experiences. When all the layers are viewed together, the beauty of the whole is revealed. I desire to bridge the gap between abstract expressionism and realism. My work will help my audience not only create a divine connection within themselves but with the nostalgia of their ancestors and the natural world.