Art in my Life
At the age of three, my grandmother instilled in me a love of painting, teaching me basic skills. I initially used art as a creative medium to express my feelings. I continued to experiment with different forms including realism and impressionism; however, only when I found surrealism and futurism, was I able to completely express my feelings towards the world around me.
Through mixed media and my own interpretation, I create conceptual works as metaphors of current social and economic turmoil. I use materials that I believe illustrate these ineffable concepts through the dynamic nature of my works, such as wax, thermo-sensitive plastics, etc. The final artwork itself, often ephemeral, is not the main feature. Instead, the message and the ideas are the driving force behind my creative expressions.
MONEY FOR NOTHING*
A MOMENTARY LAPSE OF LIBERTY**
*Won the National Gold Medal Award and was 1 of 100 American Vision Award recipients in the 2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
**Won an Honorable Mention in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
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