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About the Artist

Statement

More than 15 years ago my work began to move toward a study of sounds, both man-made and natural. I first started working in this direction with abstracts done in soft pastels based on the concept of musical intervals. While working with musical intervals I kept asking myself questions about sound such as: what is music? why do we call some collections of sound music and others noise or “just sounds”? how do musical scales work? and other such questions. It became very apparent to me that even the simplest sounds are very complex.

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