My practice concerns the issue of accurately and respectfully depicting personal tragedy and complex relationships, along with ideas of how one can live with nuanced trauma in daily life, I refer to my work as diaristic. My practice is singular in its pursuit of depicting in my own visual and symbolic language, topics, and events, that I feel I have the breadth of understanding to render into paint, morally I will not touch anything else. My medium is as important to me as my concepts, I have a long-standing relationship to paint and its materiality. My view of the world and its concepts is a detailed and intuitive one, as such I find that paint allows me to find that on canvas in a markedly more successful way. The Internet and technology large has exacerbated in its absence the human need for the material, and as such I find paint to be perfect for my humanistic practice.
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