Tell us about your artistic aesthetic.
I never truly thought about it or maybe I have
and don't realize it. I always change my direction
of purpose from one thing to another. Not to get
poetic here, I think these directions taken are
some gradual metamorphosis in developing myself
as some "artist".
of my current work often portrays the ambiance
of youth culture to the interaction between two
individuals (you can say "couples")
with a hint or irony, surrealism (not speaking
of style) or some kind of unusual emotion, like
an empty nostalgic feeling. As much as I don't
like feeling that way I find there's this beauty
I'm fascinated with since I was very young. It's
that feeling you get out of looking at the blue-grey
skies over in London.
that I have even been there.
Q: Tell us how others describe your work versus
how you see it?
Often times a lot of people interpret my work
in their own perspective and often times it's
always an interesting story to hear, still keeping
to the piece's integrity. Not everyone will get
the real idea of my work unless I explain. I would
Q: Give us an example of an obstacle you have
recently struggled with or overcome.
I am often known as a bad critic (worse than you
may think) toward my own work. I can vent off.
I'm not easily pleased with what I do. I'm going
to avoid beating myself up here!
There will always be obstacles no matter which
direction I take. I often struggle with themes.
I tell myself to not be redundant about a particular
matter. This is where I paint fairies. Haha. No.
I don't. I just open my mind to something else.
I would return hoping to have a new story tell
in a new way.
always refer back to my big classical influences,
and studies, (ie - J.W.Waterhouse, William Bouguereau,
Peirre-Paul Prud'hon, John Singer Sargent) to
refresh my thoughts and techniques. I'm always
learning. I'm never settled with what I already
know. There's so much more to learn in both art