Frida Kahlo Rene Gruau Henri de Toulouse-Latrec J.M.W Turner Caspar David Fredrich Jean Michel Basquiat Camille Piassaro Agnes Cecile Gil Elvgren Diane Arbus Donna Ferato Cindy Sherman Mark Rothko Mies Van Der Roche Gustav Klimt Henry Moore
Haunted House: The Transcript
Haunted House I revisited the house my father haunts, Empty and hot- heavy with loss— Filled with old air and hollowness. My hand held a light over my head While the other ran across cold concrete And the walls of the robbed rooms, Where furniture once was. I pressed my lips-sucked the flesh within my... Continue Reading →
My smile and yours; the upturned corners of a mouth I know so well.The colour of the sky when the night before was long, Never-ending, memorable, and perfect. When the phone rings and it's my mom. The smell of my house: poignant and piercing,It welcomes me home. Meaningful words from poets I feel like I knew. Happiness.
I've been focusing on mark making rather than figurative painting for the last year. I'm interested in finding how the subconscious and the body partner up to create a mark -- In doing this I've found that certain things bother me and others excite me. For example, I'm not sure why but I cannot, for... Continue Reading →
Not Enough Red (2015) & My Work As a Painter
I took a class in abstract painting a semester ago and my professor didn't really like my work. He told me my brushwork was too uptight and far too controlled. I didn't like him too much, but there was one thing he was very adamant about: I must keep painting. I had quite the busy... Continue Reading →
The time I channeled that Frida Kahlo Energy.
Well, I wasn't kidding. This is a Frida Kahlo inspired self-portrait of me as Mother Earth. Time Capsule 2011