My forged iron sculpture is not figurative per se – it's about the skin, the shell that surrounds the body. It's also about the imprints that the body makes, for example in sand or in long grass. The body is the negative space into which we can project ourselves and feel our connection with the earth. I envision these objects like bones unearthed or shells tossed onto the shore. My recent investigations in bronze show the human form entwined with nature in the form of growing plants, trees and other life forms.