I use whatever metals I can find, and I consider myself both an artist and eco-friendly recycler.
In this piece I wanted to capture low contrast and a feeling of togetherness in the face of big and strong nature. To me, it feels like a cool summer dusk on the beach and a sense of connection with one another and with nature.
“Kitchen Baking was taken from a photo of my mom. This painting exemplifies the use of distortion to change a memory. It represents a personal memory of when I was told, ‘Get your head out of the clouds.’ It also evokes memories of my daughter and I baking together, licking the bowl, and enjoying our time.”
“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.”