2020 Year Long Project [Working Title]

The 2020 Year Long Project [Working Title] is a 366 day endeavor that involves writing, drawing, painting, poetry and photography – a compilation of life in it’s minutia – a daily muse of present focus – a divergence from perfection – an allowance of full exploration in five major parts: #1 PHOTOGRAPHS: Working with my… Continue reading 2020 Year Long Project [Working Title]

Artist In Residence | Solo Show “Peripheral Nerve”

Reception – Saturday, May 25th from 3-6pm Shoebox Projects 660 South Avenue 21 #3 LA Ca 90031 Live Performance @4:30pm Memory. Loss. Trauma. Pain. Love. Anger. Thrill. Anxiety. Obsession. Seeking Connectivity. Constructing Consciousness. I am a compilation of knowledge, experiences and beliefs being constantly broken up and rearranged throughout life’s unexpected turns. Everything that is… Continue reading Artist In Residence | Solo Show “Peripheral Nerve”

Artist Journal #39

4/20/18 They are like garments. They are like ghosts. They are like figures. They hang; they pull. They inform. They skew. 4/23/18 Repetition is the monster. Style is the box. Series is the limitation – the boundaries – the empty hole cascading into nothing. Titling is the definition. Completion is the destination. No destinations –… Continue reading Artist Journal #39

Artist Journal #38

4/7/18 I think the issue I’m running into is not so much fabrication as it is presentation. Dirty inside clean. Chaos inside precision. Energy under control. Maybe focusing less on ‘tightening’ or responding to the initial image with refining layers, but instead letting the refinement happen in the presentation – the hanging, isolating apparatus. A… Continue reading Artist Journal #38

Artist Journal #37

12/18/17 ART SHARE Not simply hanging art. This is a chance to curate, not just hang. There will be other group shows where work can be hung. This is a chance to say something, to relay information to the viewer beyond the painted image. The collage series – faces in obscurity, collaged with high end… Continue reading Artist Journal #37

Artist Journal #36

12/13/17 I need to go back to the beginning; where the initial idea for the series surfaced. The history of the fabric swatches. There in lies my seeking of adventure, my exploration of the spaces around me, my obsession with abandoned buildings and repurposing lost forgotten remnants of time. These forms don’t exist elsewhere. They… Continue reading Artist Journal #36

New Series: Working Title “Heavy Breathing”

Clutter. Chaos. Insanity. Anxiety. Overwhelming. Pure energy. Force. Anger. Rage. Frustration. Intimidation. Pure. Garbage. Holes. Circles. Domination. Determination. Claustrophobic. Crushed. Tight. Suffocation. [shown: 5 of 22, works on paper] This series developed over the course of a tough year for me in which I physically moved around several states, delving deeply into myself to discover… Continue reading New Series: Working Title “Heavy Breathing”

Studio Update: Tying Together

Getting fired up in the studio! This fabric series is really transforming and I’m starting to make some visual and visceral connections between my current experiments and both finished an unfinished projects from the past. I’ve been obsessed with voids and holes, with shapes both pushing forward and receding back into space. Let me begin… Continue reading Studio Update: Tying Together

New Series – Out of the Mist

Finished a series of small paintings on paper for a new series in the works entitled “Out of the Mist”. I plan to create a larger set in this series, playing with the same layers of black on white and white on black with a touch of color. Inspired by the famous abstract expressionists Motherwell… Continue reading New Series – Out of the Mist

Stitched Stagnation: New Drawing Series

This series was created for my most recent show in downtown Los Angeles at Basic Flowers as part of Wet Silk: Illustrated Edition. Touching back to sewing paper with the new addition of vellum as a layering device. The process began with a small old drawing from my study abroad trip to France back in… Continue reading Stitched Stagnation: New Drawing Series