Born and lived in Spokane WA, 1988­2007. Portland OR, 2007-

What’s your background?

Puttered in my dad's wood shop every vacation home from school and and with his help I learned the basics of woodwork.

How do you work?

With my hands.

What art do you most identify with?

Arts and Crafts, Shaker style rustic wood craft. I can see the directness in their approach and maker mentality.

What work do you most enjoy doing?

Fine wood craft.

How has your practice changed over time?

I started crafting longbows a few years ago.

Professionally what’s your goal?

A small home woodcraft business where I can pursue and explore my own thoughts.

What wouldn’t you do without?