My paintings focus on the details of the antediluvian, expounding the distinctive textures and colors of surfaces long ago disregarded.  Instead of glossing over imperfections, my work emphasizes idiosyncratic complexions that speak of age and experience.  Within the fissures, cracks, and jumble of mottled colors reside a wealth of unknown histories.  What was once the piece in a game, expended and discarded, becomes the subject in a portrait, as an anthropological artifact.  Each missing chip of clay etches a story, like the lines and leathery folds of an old man’s face.