I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.
G . O ' K e e f f e
To me, the fact that no two photographic prints are ever exactly the same is a perfect analogy of how I view painting. Photography has taught me that memory is fragile and uncertain and through my painted surfaces memories are recorded and transformed. Modest in scale and subject, my paintings become fleeting moments of distorted reality.