18.00"W x 24.00"H x 0.0"D

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Medium: Drawing

Subject Tags: organic shapes, rainbow, horizontal stripes

Media: marker, wax pastel on paper

Size: 18"W x 24"H x 0.01"D

Year Created: 2014

The neutral colors of the background are partially covered behind bold stripes of pure color.

I have been making art since I was able to hold a crayon (and have photographic documentation to prove it). Art was all I ever wanted to do and all I ever felt I was meant to do. Going hand in hand with my own practice is my teaching practice. I have been a public school art teacher for over 12 years which helps to ignite, inspire, and drive my artistic practice in both expected and unexpected ways. I was born with vision and eye issues which have been at the core of my artistic vision and always informs my work during at least one stage of the process. Because of this I literally see things in a different way. My art is a key into my brain and heart but it also acts as a way for me to see and understand the world at large. I work in many media from drawing (marker, oil and wax pastel), acrylic painting, multimedia painting, and ceramic and multimedia sculpture. I love manipulating canvas by cutting, tearing, and sewing it in different ways. I also love manipulating wire and beads and mixing these (and other media) with more traditional media such as clay and canvas. I have always taken my art seriously, have always been active, and have always shown and sold my work small scale, but have just recently begun to take it to the larger audience and get it "out there" so to speak.

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