2014 & 2015: Despondency Carnival

Artist Statement: Much like when I began my Ancient God & Contemporary Circumstances(2013) and Seven Social Sins(2010) bodies of work, this series hit me like a compulsion.  I just kept painting.  However, the similarities end there. Unlike those mixed media works that have an external focus on relevant contemporary social issues, this series as created intuitively with…

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2014: better left unsaid

Artist Statement:  This body of work is based on the intuitive nature of creating art. My previous bodies of work often focused on issues regarding gender inequality and social justice. These works contain similar mixed media techniques and elements I have developed over the years, with a revised focus on the process of creating art. Generally…

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2013: ancient gods and contemporary circumstances

Artist Statement:  I have been captivated by Greek mythology since I first learned about it in my adolescence. I was drawn to the very human characteristics, vices, and faults of these powerful gods and goddesses. With Greek mythology, the existence of the enigmatic deities fulfilled the same role as gods have across cultures throughout human…

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haunted II

I wrote this post last year, about my Haunted digital photo-manipulation series.  I thought Halloween would be an ideal occasion to share the full series.  Enjoy.

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a year in terceira

I have been on the island of Terceira for over a year now.  The gorgeous scenery has inspired this series of images.

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2011: altered endings

As I mentioned in my previous artistic themes post, fairy tales has always captivated me.  As an adult, they still hold a certain allure for me that is difficult to explain.  Aesthetically, I love the iconographic associations we all have with very basic fairy tale imagery—a half eaten apple, a red cloak, a glass slipper,…

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