have called my landscapes and interiors "isolated,"
"moving" and "soulful," showing "the heartache of a
doorstep." They have compared them to work by New Topographics artists
like Lewis Baltz. But where that school made the artifacts of the 1970s look
starkly neutral, I see the same kinds of places – today broken down and
overgrown – as warm and welcoming.
my portraits people have said that I "take pictures of the inside."
Husbands and wives have told me I get the personality of their spouses; parents
– often artists themselves – say I capture the souls of their kids in my
and raised on Manhattan's Upper West Side, I started using my parents' Polaroid
as a child and their Canon AE-1 as a teenager. I still shoot film almost
exclusively. I prefer to work with people and places I know well and using only
musicians and actors have used my portraits to introduce themselves, and this
work may be seen on IMDB profiles, in promotional materials and the web as well
as on social networking sites.
worked in the darkroom for years but today scan negatives and make inkjet
prints. My work is quiet and I present it in a way that invites the viewer in. My
framed prints are similarly modest in scale.
in San Francisco.