In these works, abstracted botanical forms flow under, sprout from, dangle decoratively and otherwise mirror their corporeal counterparts. Water is represented both in form and surface. It is indicated by lingering marks, a glassy surface, and glazes of color. It is present in the shape of ripe mangos and in the stems of aquatic plants. The mysteries of plant life echo the workings of the human body. These processes offer a glimpse into the divine.
The titles of these works reflect the enigma of language in general and those foreign to me in particular. They have been chosen randomly to express the incidental manner of acquiring language; first as a child in