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VOYAGER

ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES

This series of paintings on oversized paper, titled Voyager, is my first exploration of abstract landscapes. In this extension of my art practice, the person traversing the landscape is a focus of my abstract consideration.


CONTEXT

This artwork was created in 3 different homes, and after it’s creation travelled with me from California to Mexico (2017) to Massachusetts (2018). I painted the large works in sumi ink with the same house paint brush that I painted the walls of my first Los Angeles apartment (2015).

MATERIALS AND IT’S INFLUENCE

Drawing with sumi ink is a bold statement that cannot be reversed or covered up. It’s origins for calligraphy on paper brings me a sense of writing a letter to someone close, something that is seen and felt. With paper, I feel a temporal, fragile essence.