My work is inspired by the relationship between humans and nature. I look for places where we are coexisting and improving one another. I celebrate the way we care for the land and the way it cares for us. This is something easily found in rural and agricultural areas, but it is also a vital part of city centers—observed in urban parks and peering down from rooftop gardens.
In seeking out these spaces, I am particularly drawn to areas that carry a strong cultural identity. The wild and haunted coastal South, the bejeweled greens and blues of the Appalachian Mountains, and storied urban green spaces are a few of my favorite places to revisit and rediscover. In a world that is becoming increasingly connected and homogenized, I enjoy finding the differences that gives each place its distinct character. When I visit somewhere new, I ask: what features are iconic to this place? What can I include in my work to symbolize the lives of these people?
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