This body of work focused on a childlike flower as an icon.
It allowed me to experiment with colour harmony, surface texture,
and the significance of extraneous mark making rooted by a
thematic emblem. Flowers symbolize many things. Out of manure
grows flowers, so for me they are an icon of thriving despite
Stylistically, I am working to create something eclectic,
that while paying homage to some of my art heroes (Twombly,
Basquiat, Debuffet, Baechler, Klee, Haring.) through a certain
degree of appropriation, allows me to have my own unique conversation
with the viewer.