I first started my professional art career while living in Costa Rica in 1998. Inspired by the magic of the rainforest and oceans I immediately gravitated towards painting the flora and fauna of Central America.
(Using banana, coffee, palm, and other native exotic papers helps give the subjects a life of their own.)
I continue to paint these subjects and I often find other unique surfaces to paint on such as stone tile and foil. With nature the focus of most of my art I also find a release in abstracts.
As an artist working in realism, I had some difficulty "validating" abstract art, even my own. Well, I recently completed an abstract painting that brought me to a realization. I was working on a piece that was a collage of different colors and images. It was not yet what it was supposed to be. As I covered…
- Born on January 25
- Joined August 7, 2007
- Tustin, CA, United States