The artwork as a personified object has a life of its own. Creating art is a healing and nurturing process helping me to explore what culture means. . I give my trust to the inner images in my paintings. My art is shaped by both personal and archetypal determinants from the unconscious self, working often from primitive impulse towards the artworks final form. The human unit of time, Margaret Mead once wrote, is the "space between a grandfather's memories of his own childhood and a grandson's knowledge of these memories as he heard about them.