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Artist Statement

sue-statementMy creative juices are stimulated by contemporary culture. From biotechnology to redefining our authentic selves in this digital world, no current issue is exempt from becoming grist for my creative mill. By juxtaposing disparate images to produce 3-dimensional conundrums, I urge viewers to formulate their own out-of-the-box questions.

Purposely striving to ask unusual questions about a topic often leads to a deeper understanding of the issues (and promotes thought-provoking conversations with others!). When we ask uncommon questions, we frequently “shift” our worldview and become open to unexpected input.

My surrealistic images ask viewers to “question the questions” that frame our common reality and characterize our individual souls.

By changing the questions we ask, we open ourselves to innovative responses, and redefine ourselves in the process.