And the day you get back to the attitude of Who knows? Let\'s take a chance! That entrepreneurial spirit, even if you don\'t like or understand what it is that\'s coming in the the door, the person sitting in the executive chair may not be the final arbiter of taste of the entire population. - Frank Zappa

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My work has always been executed in a project-based manner, which has allowed me great flexibility with materials, approaches and concepts. Printmaking has aided my understanding of how images work by offering chances to deconstruct the process of creation. The multi-faceted nature of my image-making practice demands a multitude of readings, something I see as freeing and vital in a visual culture that offers few unmediated primary experiences. To the end that I can create work that engages the conscience as well as the senses, I intend to continue using art as a machine that challenges viewers by reversing visual and thematic polarities to enhance the primary experience of looking.

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BIO American b. 1978 Cedar Rapids, Iowa, BFA University of Northern Iowa 2001, MFA University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2006. Lives and teaches in Florida.