I believe Art and Architecture to be synonymous.
Architecture is an act of "Contextual Expressionism" that ultimately creates "Habitable Sculpture". An architect should do everything possible to design in response to the visual, cultural and historical context of a project while congruently applying maximum passion in making the project aesthetically pleasing from a far and harmoniously beautiful, comfortable and safe from within.
The finished result should be an attractive and thoughtful piece of art ideal for living, playing, working, exhibiting, worshipping or any other function it is intended to serve.
Beyond, and occasionally within my architecture, I experiment with visual fine arts. I enjoy working with pencil, pen & ink, pastels, painting, photography, digital media, wall murals of glass and porcelain tile and various forms of sculpture.
I am a licensed architect in the State of North Carolina. I have a Master's Degree in Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
I am currently a design/project architect with Steele Group Architects in Winston-Salem, NC. I love to produce abstract art whenever I can carve out some time.
I live in Mocksville, North Carolina and I am married to Susan, my high school sweetheart. We have a beautiful daughter, Hazel, a handsome son, Silas, and adorable twin girls, Ruby and Iris.