This is my second set of black and white ink sketches drawn from reference images.
Back in 2012, I took on a 366 sketches project. The thing is--after a while, 33 drawings, 79 drawings, 165 drawings, 283 drawings--my imagination would wear thin every so often, and reference images were very helpful as a source for inspiration when my mind would just get blank.
Like other intuitive works, this journal's imagery originated more from my creative subconscious than any intentional concept development. As I have gotten older, I’ve made an effort to be more present and aware of my instincts and intuition. Interestingly, I can now look back at works I created over the past few years, and see... Continue Reading →
I was asked to create artwork for lobby exhibitions with the Classical Actors Ensemble, a Shakespearean theatre company in Minneapolis. During their fall and spring seasons, they alternate between two different plays. In October 2015, they performed The Tempest and Dr. Faustus at the Theatre Garage in uptown Minneapolis. I created ten works for the theatre exhibition, five... Continue Reading →
I had the joy of being interviewed for Lajes Now almost a year ago about my work as an artist. Earlier this year, we filmed an interview about my Seven Social Sins exhibition at the Angra Museum. Due to many interesting local activities, and several more time-sensitive projects, it understandably took the video producer a... Continue Reading →
I'm drawn to animals. I have been ever since I was little. Maybe it's a reassuring beauty in animals as part of nature? The insane variety of life-forms in existence--creatures like me with abilities to procreate, consume food, convert food to energy to survive--to be alive. Yet so much of their existence I can't really... Continue Reading →