My work is essentially reflective, quiet - a kind of meditation. It is inherently emotional and thematically consistent. I have been drawing for 42 years and when people ask me why I draw, I can only say that it feels very natural and I enjoy the kind of problem solving it offers. I don’t use computers and feel it’s important to keep this art form alive even when faster, more efficient ways are available to create linear work. I enjoy the methodical tempo of traditional drawing. My work brings together and synthesizes distinct three-dimensional elements, e.g. heads, pieces of clothing, a bird or plant…. The process of drawing itself is mysterious and hard to translate to words, but it is an essential capacity in us all.