Paintings in oil on canvas that delve into the allure of the nighttime.  Similarly to the literary genre Magical Realism, these compositions utilize landscape, botanicals, and dramatic, dance club-esque lighting situations to provoke the imagination into otherworldly possibilities.  Just as a dance venue creates an environment promoting escapism into an altered reality through the use of theatrical lighting and darkness, so that one's perception and spatial orientation are diverted from the predictability of ordinary surroundings, these paintings 

explore that notion in two-dimensional pictorial space.  [new works and updated images coming...]

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