<table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><font color="#000000"> <style> <!-- .encloser { text-align: left; display: inline-block; width: 100%; } .encloser th { text-align: left; } .encloser td { text-align: left; } .encloser caption { text-align: left; } .encloser img { max-width:100%; height:auto !important; } span.videodisplay { display: block !important; } span.videodisplay:after { display:block !important; content:" "; width: 100%; } --> </style> <div class="encloser contentSpan" > <div class="widthautomax1100 pad15 marginauto"> <div class="textwrap"> <h1 style="font-size: 1.2em; line-height:auto; margin-bottom: 12px;">Artist Statement</h1> <p>My artwork, a collection of abstract and floral abstract paintings, combining rich, deep colors and subtle shadings, presented on back painted glass. &nbsp;The effect is quite unlike any other. &nbsp;I start with a clear piece of glass, an empty canvas. &nbsp;With a brush I blend the paints directly on the surface using heat and a combination of liquids to move my colors. &nbsp;Creating a very organic, earthy feel. &nbsp;It is then sealed permanently.</p> <p>My painting reflects my experiences. &nbsp;My experiences are borne of my environment. &nbsp;I believe that experience is always positive or negative, never neutral. &nbsp;It is as if my life is a creation of the art, not the other way around&nbsp;and, at this point, I see them as inseparable.</p> </div> </div> <div style="clear:both;">&nbsp;</div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </font></td> </tr> </table>