The works portray methods of learning.
I was born in Leon, Nicaragua, raised in Miami, and later squirmed quickly to NYC to learn what painting was about. The culture shock I have because of these places compels me to paint about making paintings. The current works are focused on describing social anxiety within daily miscommunication--simply thinking of form and color as stage characters in invoked environments of hope and remorse.
While utilizing raw materials in the traditional way —the way it was historically applied in academic painting—the contrast of pigment bound with modern paint has become a kind of fanatical review on how I have learned contemporary painting has evolved. This criticism of painting has given structure to my paintings on a kind of performance stage which I currently call, The Miscommunication Paintings.
/// BFA, School of Visual Arts, NYC, MFA, Bard College, Milton Avery School of Art in Annandale on Hudson, NY. Director of Exhibitions, Wrong Color @ Kremer Pigments--a non-commercial exhibition space, where artist's curate shows to benefit their own research for solving color use in their own work. Raw Materials Painting Instructor and General Manager of Kremer Pigments NYC. Studio located in Brooklyn, New York.