OIL ON CANVAS
16 IN. X 20 IN.
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
As a self-taught artist, I have learned to rely upon my imagination and purest childhood instincts to create my oil paintings. I am heavily influenced by the surrealist movement and use imagery ingrained in my subconscious since childhood. My memories of cartoons, early animation, music, and the Southern Utah red-rock, desert landscapes fill my paintings as I examine meanings, both superficial and subliminal. Each piece merges together the adult-created world, how it is perceived in a child’s mind, and vice versa. The results are swirling layers of content and imagery with colorful, hallucinatory intensity.
OIL ON CANVAS, 24 IN. X 18 IN., 2016