I have been painting seriously for about thirty years and full time for fifteen. Before that, I had a career as an advertising art director.
At first, I worked in a "suburban surrealism" mode, painting the American landscape, houses and gardens, mostly from my imagination. I have also drawn and painted extensively from the figure. At the same time, I began painting still lives, mostly food, toys and household objects. Gradually, the still life painting became my main interest. The series of candy paintings evolved out of my food still lives.
I work directly...read more