When I began art-ography27, my main goal was to create personal artwork that would offer a vibrant, interesting, meaningful and “dreamlike” story all within one image. It all began when I had a vision to create a piece of art that combined my passion for the mountains, the ocean and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. I was also looking for a way to get my “ocean fix” while I’m living in the mountains and not surfing. I was intrigued by the use of non-traditional printing methods found locally. The use of aluminum and plexiglass face-mounting for printing contributes to the beauty and depth of the finished piece. Thus, photos are captured, edited, and creatively fused together digitally through layers and textures — and each art-ography piece tells a story through the visuals that are blended together into one cohesive piece of art.
Creating art-ography has been a truly rewarding experience. The pieces seem to evoke an emotional response. In turn, it has ignited re-connections with old friends and introductions to new ones, many of which claim that the art itself has brought joy to their space and ultimately to their lives.