Artist Statement

I create my works mostly from my intuition. I enjoy the feeling of freedom and the exploration of the mysterious elements in the act of creating. Nature—especially roots and branches of trees—and portraiture are the elements that I am attracted to the most. I like to observe different aspects of my surrounding and the conditions of people that we do not always see. This practice has helped me to be more emphatic and open-minded.  

My medium is not limited to drawing . I have used a wide range of art media such as ink, watercolor, oil, and acrylic. I base my determination of the medium selection on which one is the best suited for my projects. Mark-making and brushwork go hand in hand in my practice. Freedom and energetic experimentation is a part of who I am.

I am currently in the process of learning about the relationship between the art making and my inner-self. When I paint and draw, I explore the depth of my emotions and unconscious mind to understand my interior being. Creating art is a way of exploring and reaching to my inner wisdom. The process of seeking has become part of my destination; it leads me to a new truth I would not otherwise have found.

Selected Art Exhibitions:
  • Layered Lenses, GP3 Institute, Irvine, CA

  • Six Time Six, Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

  • Water Works, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA

  • In Search of The Real II, LCAD Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Intuitive Realities II, Q Art Salon, Santa Ana, CA

  • Emerging Master, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Taking Measure, Laguna Beach City Hall, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Go Face Yourself, Cast of Crowns, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Selected Summer Art Show, The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, Gloversville, NY

  • Pacific Currents, Laguna Beach City Hall, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Lineage, CJ Sitton Studio, Santa Ana, CA

  • Art Hop, Barton Studio, Fresno, CA

  • Art Show, The External Affairs Department, Office of Los Angeles Mayor, City Hall, Los Angeles, CA

  • Pulling Teeth Art Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • 10th Annual Juried Fine Art Show, Hillel at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • Mindfulness Madness Art Show, John Wooden Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • Art in the Union 2014, Kerckhoff Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • Art Hop, Art Space, Fresno, CA