I have always tried to make paintings that are beautiful and arresting. Paintings that stop you in your tracks.
Whether by the use of color and composition or odd juxtaposition of subject matter.
The idea is to make the viewer do a double-take and then get drawn in and perhaps ask
These new paintings are motivated by the current political climate. As Joe Strummer once said: “If you want to tell the truth, you really got to be specific”.
I AM TRYING TO BE SPECIFIC.
The total disregard of human rights via the increasingly militarized police force, immigration policies, and environmental prospects our planet faces leads me to realize that in the US and globally, we have a conflict of interest.