The term nudge in marketing refers to the small encouragements that help people make their way through space and still feel in command. In addition the nudge tool allows us to move shapes in tiny increments across the computer screen.
Nudge is both a suggestion and a gesture as to how the paintings are constructed and the unintended often humourous outcomes. Not only does nudge suggest the gesture of moving a line here and there but can be seen as an invitation to the viewer to look, to move in closer, to move over just a bit. It also refers to the process of making a painting, when the artist chooses a colour or shape and moves it around until the composition clicks into place till it finds the optimum position, ideal but edgy at the same time.
She derives source images from familiar present day mainstream fashion and décor magazines. Compositionally her pictures shift illogically between background and foreground; figure becomes ground and visa versa.