As an observer of nature in the city, I photograph trees and their shadows or reflections on asphalt, water and glass. In the Fossil photographs, leaves and branch tendrils spread across images of human faces. The light colored stone statues are canvases for leaf patterns. These transparent tracings become part of the surface, like impressions of ancient plants left on fossils. Out of the context of their original backgrounds, these surreal figures rest on gray skies. The neutral color is an allusion to stone as if figure and ground were carved from the same material. Overlays of leaf patterns on stone faces recall impressions of leaves on fossils.