“The heart of the conceptual ties shared amongst this body of work lies in the methodology employed at the very inception of each piece.”
Penumbra (noun) - the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an oblique object; a shadowy, indefinite, marginal area; the transitional space denoting the transfiguration of condition.
When staring into your lovers eyes blinds you to the burning world behind your back
I don’t go into production with any sort of preconception of what I want to make.
So much of life is spend in pursuit or defiance of dissolution, as if it is not the inevitable condition life demands of it
I take time, after mixing paint and medium to create drippable, viscous colors and organizing them chromatically, to specifically sit and clear my head with meditative techniques to actively eliminate any sort of intention.
We are individuals suspended among the plethora of penumbras from which we construct our very sense of self.
Then, I throw a few random dots on an acrylic sheet. From that random splattering, a body always emerges to me, clear as day in my mind’s eye. The rest is just further articulating and bringing to life the figure I already see via spectral waves of droplets off the ends of pipettes.