I take imagery from nature and memories from my childhood in Louisiana to create paintings that can be dove into like a landscape, but abstract in form. Having grown up around the swamps of Louisiana, I am of the water. My passion for the ocean, rivers, marshlands and downpours shows up in my work often...even if I don't intend it to. Water is my favorite example of repeated yet random patterns as they appear in Nature. Being in nature is medicinal for me. By engaging with Nature as often as possible, I am reminded that my place in this world is small. This reminder allows me to live in harmony with the world around me instead of in competition with it.