Statement for Potential Memory

Over the past few years I have felt torn between creating lasting objects and creating inspiring experiences. As a theater artisan, performance artist, and a classically trained painter, mediums often compete for my attention. Potential Memory is a group of objects that can be paintings and, for brief periods of time, experiences

These may or may not be finished works. Leave the painting be and savor the current sculpture or relight it and briefly enjoy it’s glowing and dripping beauty. Do you choose a new moment to blow out the candles or do you let the entire painting melt away and experience all the painting has to give, leaving only a frame?

- Dorothy Darker