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Bitter Shade of Pink (Rumors)

Bitter Shade of Pink (Rumors)

2019

Acrylic, ink, and putty on stretched canvas;
archival gloss + matte varnish.
18 x 36 x 0.6 inches

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Bitter Shade of Pink (Rumors)
Bitter Shade of Pink (Rumors) In Situ

Once one painting, then layered and painted over to create a new… Sometimes, as an artist, the measures one has to take to create supersede the need to save or curate one’s own “legacy.” If that’s what it is I’m doing, I struggle to think of a better, more humble term. Mostly because I’m too lazy to use a thesaurus at the moment because the idea of switching over to yet one more app tires me so.

SHOWS

Rally For Sally!
Cancer Benefit for Tina Lancaster
Visual Arts Collective
March 6, 2020

This piece was donated for a local group putting together a fund aiding a family facing the havoc of Cancer. Much love and well wishes to them in their battle. I hope you find your light.

PLEASE NOTE 
Detail images are work in process shots, they may not reflect the final piece.

Full-On OCM

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FULL-ON OCM
2017

Acrylic and spray paint on stretched canvas;
archival gloss + matte varnish.
36 x 36 x 0.6 inches

Full-On OCM @YAM
Full-On OCM @YAM

Dark Passenger

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  • FIGURATIVE
  • MIXED MEDIA
Dark Passenger
2019

Acrylic, charcoal, ink, and protein powder on stretched canvas;
Matte and gloss varnish.
24 x 48 x 1.5 inch

Untitled (my ear is bleeding) in situ
Untitled (my ear is bleeding) in situ

Gymnophobia

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Gymnophobia
2019

Acrylic, ink, gouache, and charcoal on stretched canvas; 
archival satin varnish.
24 x 36 x 1.5 inches

Gymnophobia

An abnormal and persistent fear of nudity. Sufferers of this phobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. They may worry about seeing others naked or being seen naked, or both.

Gymnophobia
Gymnophobia (In Situ)

B. H.

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B.H. 01 + 02
2019

Acrylic on stretched canvas;
12 x 24 x 0.6 inches

Green eggs, ham, and Jesus

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Green eggs, ham, and Jesus
2019

Acrylic on MDF;
archival gloss varnish.
14.25 x 18.5 x 0.25 inches

Reverberation (Busy State)

Reverberation (Busy State)

2019

Acrylic and gouache on stretched canvas
24 x 24 x 1.5 inches

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Reverberation (Busy State) Saatchi Gallery
Reverberation (Busy State) Image from Saatchi Gallery

The saturated tones in this piece create a visual vibration and a visual complexity difficult for the eye to determine depth and space. This starts an electricity within the image that adds to the feeling of motion and makes your eye bounce from corner to corner of the piece.The play on words of the title references the boom of rapid growth that Boise has been going through the past few years. The dashes and stripes like lights and the hustle and bustle of city traffic.

SHOWS

Rally For Sally!
Cancer Benefit for Tina Lancaster
Visual Arts Collective
March 6, 2020

This piece was donated for a local group putting together a fund aiding a family facing the havoc of Cancer. Much love and well wishes to them in their battle. I hope you find your light.

PLEASE NOTE 
Detail images are work in process shots, they may not reflect the final piece.

Untitled (My ear is bleeding)

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UNTITLED (MY EAR IS BLEEDING)
2019

Acrylic and ink on found stretched canvas;
archival satin varnish.
30 x 40 x 0.6 inches

This piece came out of a transitional period of personal frustration, angst, and fear. Feeling at odds with myself and those around me, I turn inward, then lash out. Communication outward relies on the strokes of painting for the words often fail to stroke anyones interest. Soaking in politics and seeking to make sense of change and oh, by that way, there’s no such thing as global warming.

It’s all just a farce, we’re fine here; wait, what’s that?

Oh, don’t mind that raspberry preserve on my lapel. I think it’s just Chanel.

ARANCIO VIBRANTE, six three four.

Untitled (my ear is bleeding) in situ
Untitled (my ear is bleeding) in situ

PAREIDOLIA SERIES

PAREIDOLIA

noun
par·​ei·​do·​lia\ ˌper-ˌī-ˈdō-lē-ə , -ˈdōl-yə\

The tendency to perceive a specific, often meaningful image in a random or ambiguous visual pattern.

The scientific explanation for some people is pareidolia, or the human ability to see shapes or make pictures out of randomness. Think of the Rorschach inkblot test.

Pamela Ferdinand

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Crush Series

CRUSH SERIES

INSPIRATION

An intimate abstract series based in hues of deep green and blue, like a deep abyss. Moments of bold saturated tones often erupt across the canvas or trickle-down like rain. 

An ongoing series and exploration into myself, my forgotten self, my lost self, hoping to reconnect within. 

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ORANGE CRUSH
2018

Acrylic, spray paint, and ink on stretched canvas;
archival gloss varnish.
18 x 24 x 1.5 inches

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Instant Crush
2018

Acrylic, spray paint, and ink on stretched canvas;
archival gloss varnish.
24 x 36 x 1.5 inches

And we will never be alone again

Cause it doesn’t happen every day

Kinda counted on you being a friend

Can I give it up or give it away

Now I thought about what I wanna say

But I never really know where to go

So I chained myself to a friend

Cause I know it unlocks like a door

I listened to your problems 
Now listen to mine

I didn’t want to anymore

It didn’t matter what they wanted to see He thought he saw someone that looked just like me The summer memory that just never dies We worked too long and hard to give it no time He sees right through me, it’s so easy with lies 

Cracks in the road that I would try and disguise He runs his scissor at the seam in the wall He cannot break it down or else he would fall A thousand lonely stars Hiding in the cold

I don’t understand,
don’t get upset I’m not with you…

We’re swimming around,
it’s all I do

When I’m with you

‘Cause I don’t know what else I can do.

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  • MIXED MEDIA
I love what you’ve done with your hair
2018

Acrylic, spray paint, ink and hair on stretched canvas;
archival matte varnish.
24 x 30 x .75 inches

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FULL-ON OCM
2017

Acrylic and spray paint on stretched canvas;
archival gloss + matte varnish.
36 x 36 x 0.6 inches

Citations

Instant Crush by Daft Punk
From the album Random Access Memories, released on Columbia Records.
Songwriters: Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. Producers: Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.

 

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