In India the Great Goddess in general is often referred to as Devi. Devi is the sum of all manifestations or forms of the Mother. I like to often take ideas from Different ancient symbolism. They become more engaging and carry a deeper connection to the history in the imagery of the painting.
This is an exploration of humor and language which is connected to a larger body of etchings I have been making since 2011. With this print I tried to push the technical side of etching. When printing multiple colors you need to use three individual copper plates which is time consuming but ultimately worth the results.
This Installation was an exploration of visual dominance within a space. I produced 500 porcelain diamonds, covered them in a red florescent paint, and displayed them under black lights. This created a visually stunning environment and overall a successful step in the project.
This etching is a homage to my youth and the video game culture. This was the first print of a series that I have been revisiting since 2017.
Begtse is a female dharmapala and the lord of war, in origin a pre-Buddhist war deity of the Mongols. This is another piece exploring gods from foreign religions.
In the summer of 2011 I spent a month painting the Cliffs of Mohor in Ireland. These breathtaking cliffs ere overwhelming in stature and it was the inspiration for these two pieces.
These two etchings were based off of a comical relationship of office supplies. The first etching is entitled Just the Tip, and the latter is called Pencil Talk.
The fundamentals of art are imperative in moving forward. For eight months I studied at the Art Students League of New York and tried to push the figure as far forward as I could. Here are some of my best favorite drawings from that time.
This series is based on a exploration of language through the use of muffins and the comical/double use of words.
These were an additional amount of etchings that explore pun in foods.
During my time as a tattoo apprentice and artist I made am extensive amount of tattoo Template art also known as Flash. Here are some of my favorites from that time.
Sunsets are one of my favorite things in the world. The twilight hour creates a sense of wonder and awe.