The following are excerpts from an EPK interview
"I am a "self-taught" artist. although I use that term very loosely. I have never taken an art class or workshop other than a couple of watercolor demonstration venues years ago. I have never had the time. Raising three kids and juggling an acting career that often took me out of town for months at a time, simply did not afford me the time to commit to my artwork. I had to "sneak" it in when I could."
"I enjoy acting as a collaborative art form, but sometimes I want to be the writer, director, producer, and actor, and painting allows me to do that. So much of what I do as an actor is to simply fill a role that has already been determined by other people. I have much greater freedom as afine artist to create from start to finish. I have always turned to art as my centering" activity. It gives me great peace and a genuine
sense of connectedness with the bigger picture,
if you will."
"I have always found a sense of belonging as an artist. When I was a young
boy my third grade teacher was always overly enthusiastic regarding my
drawings and paintings. I think it was then that I figured out that I was on to
"I don't think an artist can divorce themselves from their "voice" if you will,
as easy as some might think. I can recognize an artist's work simply by the
"footprint" they leave behind, regardless of palette, style, theme, or medium."