Category: ARTWORK

  • Vacation

    I unexpectedly lost my father shortly after reconnecting with him in person following years of separation due to COVID-19. His sudden death compelled me to seek out old family photographs and I stumbled upon a collection of images from past vacations. These photos depicted only locations, devoid of people. Initially, I attributed them to my…

  • Piggies

    We collect memories throughout our lifetimes, only to start losing them in the end. I began working with my grandmother’s carefully curated collection of ceramic pigs and piggy banks when she was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. With the onset of her dementia, my grandmother felt a need to collect things and had begun to hoard. But…

  • Of Myth and Men

    Of Myth and Men is both a visually and thematically collage-like series of oil paintings.  I mix art-historical images from Greek and Old Testament myths with romantic, familial and platonic relationships from my own life.  I have chosen to work with popular myths that I personally identify with but that have also been repeatedly painted throughout history. A…

  • pretty boys kill me

    In pretty boys kill me, I address the subtle distinction between desire and obsession, with soft-featured young men serving as muse. Through my drawings, I continue to reference both public and personal histories. Poster-sized drawings of many pretty boy faces, arranged in pattern, present an aesthetic ideal of beauty. Each face was meticulously drawn one at a…