What appeals to me in art is something ineffable and elastic, that can only be expressed in visual art or poetry; it is like the part of us that dreams.

The way I ink my prints imbues a painterly quality – in fact, they are often taken for paintings. The colors migrate in surprising ways, blending and refracting, so that each one has its own look.

A few words about drawing: Something spontaneous happens in the touch of pencil to paper; the fleeting blush of inspiration chooses what to put in, what to leave out, when to stop. If an oil painting is a concerto, then a drawing is improvised jazz.

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