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As a sculptor, figurative objects are my means of exploring and communicating ideas that represent my reaction and digestion of social behaviors. Apathy toward the environment and the world in general is found all around us in political, social, and cultural contexts. My comments are based on my education, observation, and perception of the attitudes of a large portion of individuals within our society. The environmental theme acts as metaphor and indicator of the ill effects of the consumer culture that we are surrounded by. Deeper meaning can be searched out and interpreted in these monumental sculptural forms presented as large scale human and animal figures. Monumental size places significance on the issues presented by each piece, while the intriguing forms emphasized by flowing monochromatic color persuade viewer into looking at them. I purposefully give no solutions to the direct or indirect issues presented within these sculptures, because I feel there may not be a black or white solution. I only give illusions to my opinions through my translation of environmental problems into contemptuous, cynical, or sarcastic monuments to highlight the apparent absurdity of society’s treatment of the problems around us.