I began really painting when I was 21. I say really only to convey that at that time I decided to take it in a professional direction. I attended the University of Michigan for a Bachelor of Fine Arts. I have also studied in Barcelona and Salamanca, Spain which was, of course, awesome. The image above marks my first oil painting.
I have been an artist since I was born. I worked in anything and everything. It wasn't until I turned 21 that oils became my passion. I am completely biased and love them more than any other medium so far. That isn't to say things won't change. The only contant is change.
All things inspire me. It changes from day to day, month to month. The world as a place we exist in an infinite space inspires me. How could it not. I'm in awe and I paint what strikes me at the moment. I will say that color is one of my main focuses. I use it to convey many moods and the fact that there are infinite colors affords me endless possibilities.
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