I use whatever metals I can find, and I consider myself both an artist and eco-friendly recycler.
“I started from a photograph that has been preserved (intentionally or not). The painting is distorted in a way to show the inaccuracy of the memory inspired from fading memories, moments of time, and personal narratives. Distortions are used to emphasize how the memory, that was collected with the camera, can change over time and also emphasizes how the picture might not tell the whole story and can be misleading.”
“Box Surprise is taken from a photograph of my mother and a friend. It depicts the innocence and mystery of childhood, as they discover something new. It reminds me of when my young niece received a birthday present and she played with the box instead of the actual gift.”