Dakota, for McKenzie
Dakota, for McKenzie

18 x 24. acrylic on canvas. 2017.

  420   This was a birthday present for my friend Jacob, whose date of birth is April 20. Fitting, eh?  16" x 20" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

420

This was a birthday present for my friend Jacob, whose date of birth is April 20. Fitting, eh?

16" x 20" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

  Stream of Consciousness   Explores the idea of an altered state of consciousness where thoughts continually blend into one another and nothing is static.   16" x 20" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

Stream of Consciousness

Explores the idea of an altered state of consciousness where thoughts continually blend into one another and nothing is static. 

16" x 20" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

  Alive   Self portrait focused around the idea of insomnia and how it affects the human psyche.    18" x 24" Prisma markers on paper. 2010.

Alive

Self portrait focused around the idea of insomnia and how it affects the human psyche.  

18" x 24" Prisma markers on paper. 2010.

  Kitty   This was a gift for my friend's Meg & Chris on their wedding day. It is a portrait of their cat, Kitty Purry, in Steamboat Springs, CO.  16" x 20" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

Kitty

This was a gift for my friend's Meg & Chris on their wedding day. It is a portrait of their cat, Kitty Purry, in Steamboat Springs, CO.

16" x 20" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

  Fam Series: Pops   A portrait of my dad that I gave to him for his birthday.  8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

Fam Series: Pops

A portrait of my dad that I gave to him for his birthday.

8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

  Fam Series: MA   A portrait of my mom that I gave to her for her birthday.  8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

Fam Series: MA

A portrait of my mom that I gave to her for her birthday.

8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

  Fam Series: Izzy   A portrait of my sister that I gave to her for her birthday.  8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

Fam Series: Izzy

A portrait of my sister that I gave to her for her birthday.

8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

  Fam Series: Paigey   A portrait of my sister that I gave to her for her birthday.  8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.   

Fam Series: Paigey

A portrait of my sister that I gave to her for her birthday.

8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. 2016.

 

  Stress   Self portrait. A creative expression of the weight I was feeling from the stress of work, school and family matters.  18" x 24" gouache & ink on paper. 2011.

Stress

Self portrait. A creative expression of the weight I was feeling from the stress of work, school and family matters.

18" x 24" gouache & ink on paper. 2011.

  Jake Smoke   An older drawing for my friend Jacob on his birthday—which happens to be April 20.  11" x 17" ink & gouache on paper. 2013.

Jake Smoke

An older drawing for my friend Jacob on his birthday—which happens to be April 20.

11" x 17" ink & gouache on paper. 2013.

  I and Eye   A study of the human eye as a window to the soul.  8" x 11" ink & watercolor on paper. 2012.

I and Eye

A study of the human eye as a window to the soul.

8" x 11" ink & watercolor on paper. 2012.

  Self Portrait   An old drawing of myself. It represents the struggle of trying connecting with other people.  18" x 24" canté & charcoal on paper. 2010.

Self Portrait

An old drawing of myself. It represents the struggle of trying connecting with other people.

18" x 24" canté & charcoal on paper. 2010.

  Untitled   A fun sketch I came up with one day back in school.  8" x 11" ink on paper. 2011.   

Untitled

A fun sketch I came up with one day back in school.

8" x 11" ink on paper. 2011.

 

  Self   A single-line blind contour self portrait.  8" x 10" ink on paper. 2012.

Self

A single-line blind contour self portrait.

8" x 10" ink on paper. 2012.

  Shades, yo.   8.5" x 11" ink on paper. 2016.

Shades, yo.

8.5" x 11" ink on paper. 2016.

  Paddy's Punk Rock Princess   An ode to St. Patrick's Day.  8" x 10" ink on paper. 2016.

Paddy's Punk Rock Princess

An ode to St. Patrick's Day.

8" x 10" ink on paper. 2016.

  Madeline   A portrait study of a classmate.  8" x 10" pencil on paper. 2011.

Madeline

A portrait study of a classmate.

8" x 10" pencil on paper. 2011.

  Sketchy Babe   Pencil sketch for a painting that I have yet to get around to.  8" x 8" pencil on paper. 2016.

Sketchy Babe

Pencil sketch for a painting that I have yet to get around to.

8" x 8" pencil on paper. 2016.

  Self   This began by writing certain words / phrases over and over again until it started morphing into a self portrait.  18" x 24" pencil on paper. 2012.

Self

This began by writing certain words / phrases over and over again until it started morphing into a self portrait.

18" x 24" pencil on paper. 2012.

  Study   Study of the female form from a life drawing course.  18" x 24" pencil on paper. 2010.

Study

Study of the female form from a life drawing course.

18" x 24" pencil on paper. 2010.

  Marvin Hall   Study of architecture at the University of Kansas.  17" x 11" pencil on paper. 2012.

Marvin Hall

Study of architecture at the University of Kansas.

17" x 11" pencil on paper. 2012.