Contemporary art is not “about nothing”. At its basis, it is about form, color, line, texture, pattern, composition and process. These are the formal qualities of artwork, because they describe what the art looks like and how it is created. Contemporary figurative art is an exploration of these formal qualities.
I have always felt that communication between artwork and viewer is crucial. If my art is able to elicit a feeling from the audience, if I have been able to evoke a mood or idea, then I am happy
The opportunity to view humpback whales as they migrate north and south each year is a very special one –people who have experienced it have described as “life changing”.
It’s truly incredible that one of the largest of mammals in our oceans is so graceful and gentle – they are just so trusting of human beings. They seem as intrigued by us as we are of them and view us, with as much interest as we view them.