"I strongly believe in the power of a positive attitude and the ability to be flexible enough to respond to the creative opportunities that present themselves along the way, even when they're headed in an opposite direction. My work is exploratory in nature and it doesn't always go in a straight line. The true challenge is to see the many possibilities in the materials, the forming processes and the myriad effects that the firing and finishing can contribute to the energy and vitality of the piece.
The difficult part of making art, or for that matter, seeking the best outcome in any activity, is being able to recognize potential'the obscure as well as the obvious. Is it mold or penicillin? Seeing the potential is the genius."