For me sculpture conveys a force and poetry that echoes a sense of permanence. My work has its grounding in both classical technique and representation. I cannot, however, ignore my times nor the culture that I come from, and so my work is a marriage in progress of all that is me. More importantly, however, is the fact that it has the freedom to go where it wants without hindrance. The only imperative that guides me is to work honestly within and towards the kind of quality in sculpture that seems progressively to be revealing itself to me through dedicated application to the work itself.