I create as an emotional response to the world around me. My gestural figures feature an imaginative narrative that fluctuate between elegant and uncomfortable, with a deep connection to water, light, and nature. I approach my work with an emphasis on experimentation and intuition, allowing the spontaneous nature of the medium, most notably the monotype, to guide me.
My monotypes are created using crude tools like q-tips, my fingertips, and brayers to add and remove ink from a plexiglass plate. Once the image is complete it is then transferred onto a sheet of paper by pressing the plate and paper together using a printing press. The printing process yields only one unique singular print on paper. Monotypes are often referred to as "the painterly print" since only one piece/painting on paper can be created in the process.
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