Artist Statement  
through the words of others

Ain't no money in poetry
That's what set the poet free.
            -- Guy Clark, Cold Dog Soup

Iíll be looking at the moon
But Iíll be seeing you.
         -- Irving Kahal, Iíll Be Seeing You

There ainít no dark till something shines. 
         -- Townes Van Zandt, Rexís Blues

Ever since the first I had, the worst I had was good. 
         -- Kris Kristofferson, Same Old Song

There ainít no rule if you donít break it
Ainít no chance if you donít take it.
         -- Guy Clark, Picassoís Mandolin

And I thank you for those items that you sent me
The monkey and the plywood violin.
         -- Leonard Cohen, First We Take Manhattan

Modern art = ďI could do thatĒ + ďYeah but you didnítĒ
         -- unknown