The thing that artists do is to imagine the world otherwise. Some of my work emanates from an experience in a military hospital when I was 13 years old in which the status of warrior as hero shifted to warrior as wounded. The fact of contingency within our existence began to come into my consciousness at that time. Circumstances beyond the control of the individual more often than not are a determining factor in her/his life. In my artwork I attempt to suss out meaning from the changing landscape around me.