the Orangemen series uses bold colors and gestural lines to represent the movement and energy of various lifestyles and activities. Orangemen has continued to expand and evolve since my cancer diagnosis. living is not simply about surviving, but truly experiencing the joys of life.
have the animals gone wild or gone wild with color? The Zoo series uses vivid colors to create animal abstract portraits. each animal’s face captures the energy, excitement, and personalities through color combinations and lines. it was important to humanize the animals of The Zoo, which was done by depicted them sitting face-forward, like people, ready for their portrait.
the Mountain series combines bits of dirt and sand into the paint, creating a uniquely textured canvas infusing nature in art. the Mountain’s abstract landscapes capture the colorful foliage seen throughout the world, as no two places are alike. these mixed medias use both oil and acrylic, as well as sand or dirt, to create depth and richness.
the Mountain began out of a love of nature, stemming from childhood experiences growing up on a mountain. often inspired by spending time around colorful seasons, cool rocks, and ever flowing creeks these works capture the colorful scenes at varying times of the year.
“the eyes are the windows to the soul.” capturing the essence of a person can be challenging, especially when you see the world through an abstract lens. the Who’s Who series depicts portraits of individuals using animated imagery and symbolic color to capture personalities. the abstract expressionist images are full of disproportionate faces, focusing on the feeling inspired by a person.
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some of the Who’s Who paintings depict the social struggles and injustices within human nature. from the duality within ourselves to our own character flaws or oppression imposed onto us, these macabre portraits have subtle uncomfortable details when viewed closely.