As far back as I can remember, my interest has been the human story. This is the thing that inspires me day to day, just knowing about other people. There are stories unfolding around me all of the time, whether belonging to me or not, and I wish to document them. My work is about the things that have happened to me, the things that I know, and about the people that surround and affect me. At times they might say or do a thing that keeps churning in my head until it finds itself in a painting. They are my strongest influences, these people, what they do, and their reaction or mine. I show my stories with my paint.