These paintings come from my dreams. I have been journaling my dreams for sixteen years and have identified themes and found recurring images and symbols. This practice of writing and working with dream content is the first phase of my painting process. As I work on each canvas, the dream continues to unfold until the piece is completed. The paintings can be seen as stories, similar to fairy tales. Like dreams and fairy tales, they are filled with unusual and magical animals, vivid memories and emotions. They tell stories about transformation.