Michael Douglas as Liberace trypitch, based off of a New York magazine cover of Michael Douglas as Liberace. Works are done on photographic prints of South Africa using gouache, acrylic markers, glitter, and spray paint. Triptych's are a common style used today in photography, but historically were significant in oil panel paintings and altarpieces of the Gothic or Byzantine era.
This piece is meant to challenge the idea of idols, and has become an inspiration for a new series exploring demagogues of the past versus present.
A series of pieces created with recycled Chanel Chance perfume bottles, spray paint, and gouache.
A series of paintings utilizing a batch of old found floppy diskettes with gouache paint, acrylic paint markers, and spray paint. The concept is meant to illustrate how this form of technology is more useful as a canvas than an external writable storage device, whose purpose is now obsolete.
Queens, New York
A series of paintings done in a Queens, NY studio over the span of 7 years. The technique was developed by using a variety of mixed media including gouache, paint markers, spray paint, oil sticks, paper clippings, and found objects.
Each image was developed by using multiple layers of translucent and sometimes opaque color. The idea was meant to imitate traditional watorcolor painting.
Queen, 2013 Sold
Chrysler Building, 2010
Becky Dog, 2010
Flat Iron, 2011
Fire Extinguisher, 2008 (Sold)
A range of flower studies using spray paint, acrylics, and oil sticks on wood/wood blocks.
It's Our Pleasure to Serve You, 2012 (Sold)
Untitled, 2014 (Sold)
SUNY New Paltz B.F.A. Thesis, Painting & Drawing
Undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts presentation at the Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz, NY. The show consists of 5 oil paintings and 40 encaustic drawings.
'Recherchez' by definition is the second-person plural present indicative of the french verb rechercher; meaning to research, search, look for, look into, pursue, quest retrieve.
Loosely translated into English in this form of a verb can suggest a meaning of looking outside of oneself.