University of North Texas
oil on canvas
Tell us about the work that you have submitted.
The figure depicted is a self-portrait in an ambiguous space.
How do you describe your work and practice?
I consider my work to be an analytical exploration of human perception, experience and spirituality.
What motivated you to apply to the XL Catlin Art Prize?
In the seemingly abstract-dominated art world, this was an encouragement to my practice as a figurative artist.
What themes regularly resurface?
Psychology, phenomenology and spirituality are constant themes in my work. I am fascinated by the make-up of the inner self and by engagement with a spiritual realm.