Most people only appreciate an old truck if it is free of signs of age. I on the other hand love the way an old truck can exhibit character by the wearing away of paint applied by different owners. I like to locate, isolate and than do a painting of the areas that look like an abstract painting. I also love to look for dynamic compositions in the way these trucks are grouped together in yards and fields. I strive to find these compositions hidden on the surfaces of the most mundane things. Subway billboards that have layers of old posters are a new favorite of mine. People who keep them in running condition and don’t see the need to restore them to their original states are considered by me to be kindred spirits. I also love to look for dynamic compositions in the way these trucks are laid to rest.