The concepts behind my work relate to my curiosity with material, form, space, and how the combination of these elements may affect the viewers visual and touch perception. The Industrial architecture of 20th century factories, bridges and other structures are the inspiration for my visual aesthetic. This stems from my background with blacksmithing as the materials and processes used within the craft are reminiscent of the previously mentioned architectural
My experience with metalwork and form is transferred back and forth to alternative materials such as, wood, concrete and polyurethane resin. The tacit knowledge I have gained through the process of making is then used to influence the viewer’s interaction with the work.