Reflecting on the chronology and transformation of where I grew up, this drawing utilizes the plan and elevation from my parents current apartment and past home. Relying on this data, computational methods of collage and abstraction help achieve certain aesthetic goals.
Rendering a complex set of forms these single color abstractions seek to emulate the simplicty of dramatic natural terrains viewed from above.
Continuing the process of disconnection from the subject being drawn and the drawing -- these digital paintings use scripted letters to collage a fog of color; modeled after scenes from "La La Land".
These drawings, developed over two years started as a collage of elements from a set of Construction Documents. Eventually the exaggerations of stroke, fill, and opacity overcame the drawings original intention and they grew into an exercize in abstract art. Named most recently after some of the most heavily bombarded WWI battlefields - a landscape/image formed through random collision and superimposition.
An abstraction of a drawing. Done during a workshop at Tulane University with Mike Nesbit.
Abstractions of a set of CD's.
A collage of a building. Done during a workshop at Tulane University with Mike Nesbit.