Portraits made for commission, pubic art projects or studies, or from observation and personal photographs.
(2017 - 2021)
NOW is a series of multimedia paintings made through an elaborate process of layering, patterning, adding, and subtracting an excessive amount of acrylic, spray paint, and asphalt. The slippery use of language alludes to the various meanings found in the multiple arrangements of letters. It explores the visual dynamic between the words “own”, “won”, and “now”. The letters, colors, symbols, and materials in the paintings are used as abstract elements, and contain associations and resonance outside of the painterly context. The formulation of letters can be seen as a distillation of a timeless truth, about the shifting nature of time, and the relationship between narrative and power.
(2019 - 2020)
Using mostly coupons from circulars and community newspapers, Price is a series of artworks that weaves together themes from a wide range of subjects, including fresh produce, meat prices, entertainment, employment, beauty products, the opioid epidemic, climate change, the war on drugs, immigration, the housing market, and much more. It records the patterns of consumption and their effects and shows how a wide breadth of issues are interrelated.