Los Angeles, CA
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you into something else is the greatest accomplishment -Ralph Waldo Emerson
What/Who inspires you as an artist in the following categories:
Art/design: Hopper, Sargent, Seurat, Jacque Louis David
Fashion: Alexander McQueen, Christian Dior
Literature: Emerson, Rousseau, Austen, and children’s books
Music: Mew, Fleet Foxes, George Laswell
Can you describe the time when you first realized that creating was something you absolutely had to do:
Some of my earliest memories are of making art. At the time I don’t think I really knew what an artist was; I was simply doing what was instinctive to me, something I was naturally passionate about without knowing why. I would sit for hours as a child in my room or backyard drawing, being absolutely absorbed. It was online games pokies not until I was a little older that I realized art was more than just a hobby, but something I would spend the rest of my life in pursuit of discovering.
What are you trying to communicate with your art:
The beauty of my work really lies in it’s atmospheric qualities. I often consider the idea of identity and what gives a person a clearer image of themselves. These thoughts transform into beautiful and quiet images that aim to invite the viewer into a conversation on the subject.
Which creative medium would you love to pursue but haven’t yet:
What makes you truly happy:
My family is the most important part of my life. I have wonderful parents and six siblings who are fun, crazy, and my biggest supporters.
What keeps you balanced and sane:
God, without a doubt.