One day when I was visiting the Currier Museum of Art, I was discussing the Mount Washington Exhibit with friend and mentor, Carly Glovinski. I shared my observation for this apparent formula, of landscape painters placing the majority of the small figures in red. Glovinski agreed, in the visual popularity of the red dress code among many of the landscape paintings placed on display. We continued to discover this trend in many more of our following conversations.
These sketches were created in 2010-2011 with graphite and ink. All images are generated from memory and invented.
I was inspired by the abundance of historical artworks that focused on ancient roman and greek ruins. I was also moved by this idea of futuristic technology often portrayed in works of science fiction.
To combine my own ideas of the futuristic and to combine that with my notion of ancient ruins, enabled me to find a alternate history in these works.
Often in my practice I find myself returning to common themes. I become attracted to these themes because I believe that there is more room for individual discovery and self improvement. Recently my focus has been a return to waves and water.
Water. A liquid state, constantly in flux that is shaped by it's surroundings brings a lot of personal reflection. The way water reflects not just light sources but capturing the influencing objects sounding it further expand my unders