I am compelled by nature’s creation and the tension people create with the natural environment. With my objects, I am not looking to make political statements about the environment. Rather, through the raw qualities of the material glass I am seeking to express qualities of fragility, strength, illumination and power as a metaphor for man’s relationship with the natural world.
I am looking not only at the transparency and the beauty of glass, but also its fragility and the ambiguity it presents when its mass appears to be light. I also want to combine the feeling that I draw from glass with the notions of energy and gravity which are the fundamental elements for glass to be formed.