To Own a Legacy

To Own a Legacy

Like a snowball rolling downhill, I am tumbling nonstop, searching for a definitive connection between memories and places and the formation of human identity. I’ve written a bit about this concept in a previous post titled Memory and Intangibility however, for the sake of your…

For Carl

For Carl

In our hyperactive society. A day doesn’t sound like much time. We open our eyes and go about our days without much thought to the events that are happening around us. But when the people you are spending time with are in their early-to-mid eighties,…

A Note on Censorship

A Note on Censorship

Earlier this year I collaborated with a group of artists to create an installation on censorship within the history of Chinese legislature. We emphasized the culture’s orbit around calligraphy, where it is more than a learned skill, but quite often a tool of power, control,…

OUT OF THE BLUE

OUT OF THE BLUE

I had the amazing opportunity to participate in a local group exhibition at the Bonita Museum and Cultural Center in Chula Vista, CA. The show was curated by local painter Christopher Padilla who considered it important to highlight some of San Diego’s upcoming artists. My…

Art of Soul! at the NAAMCC, Ohio

Art of Soul! at the NAAMCC, Ohio

This weekend past, I had the pleasure of participating in the annual Juried exhibition, Art of Soul!, at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, in Wilberforce, OH. Neighboring two HBCUs, this was a wild trip and a weekend that I doubt I will ever forget.

Black as Symbol & Concept

Black as Symbol & Concept

“There is a black which is old and a black which is fresh. Lustrous black and dull black, black in sunlight and black in shadow” Ad Reinhardt For the past year I have been working on a collection of drawings for my own solo exhibition…