I am an artist and art therapist living in Massachusetts. A few years ago I began painting on discarded vinyl records.


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Old scratched up records end their musical journey as they become dormant and unplayable. My vinyl record mandalas pick up where the stunted life of a discarded record leaves off, imbuing them with new energy and purpose.

These acrylic paintings on vinyl are mandalas – a Sanskrit word that means ‘sacred art within a circle.’ Each vinyl record mandala is a visual meditation reflective of the time of its creation.

Music is a living transitional art form, always moving from one note to the next. In the studio, my painting parallels the ephemeral quality of music as I flow from one creation to the next. The circular form of the vinyl records and the unique grooved surface are the only constraints in this collection. Within these parameters I let myself have free improvisational reign in technique, color, style, and theme.

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