I started depicting my experience regarding natural space by aknowledging all space as mass. This idea helped me see air and gas as matter. Hofmann's ideology and the
independent study of physics helped feed my yearning for the understanding of energy, mass and light, and also helped my evolution of non-mimetic forms. The forms have become the bridge for discussing the spiritual
nature of my environment and my physical presence within that environment.
I am currently working towards the creation of my own visual language of signs and symbols. In my search to understand
ideographic communication, I have become interested in the African Ejagham pictograph language, Nsibidi. My studio research and art history research is currently focused on African art and cultures complimented by
studies in semitiotics. This is where the interest in Nsibidi entered into my studio. I am very interested in forms of communication that incompass concepts. I love words, however, they sometimes create barriers between
I believe that non-mimetic imagery can deliver a deep sense of feeling, embodying an idea and allowing the viewer to bond with the image without the baggage of
representational schema. Communicating with symbols and non-mimetic imagery is the most effective means for me to discuss ideas within a broader concept.