I’m based in Vancouver, BC but I grew up in a small town on the sunshine coast, Sechelt BC, surrounded by natural beauty. in a family of woodworkers, I learned how to work with wood and refinish furniture which influenced my choice to hand mount archival prints onto wood. this technique creates a painting like depth and texture while maintaining the rawness of the outdoors.
for over a decade I represented Canada on the FIVB beach volleyball world tour. when I wasn’t playing, I was taking photos and writing in notebooks. my ideas and photos from that time created a jumping off point for me as I turned from sports to the creative field. I wrote a book, more than medals which features some of the best athletes in the world and that bridge connected my time as a pro athlete to the more creative pursuit I follow now. curiosity of the natural world, of lines, light, shadow and spaces,