Say Cheese is a physical manifestation from an instagram doodle out of pure need for instant gratification. Exaggerated motifs and poppy palettes create a deliberately ostentatious world, conveying the vapid nature of pop culture.
Installation at Museum of Pizza, on until November 20, 2018.
For the reception area in the W Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, I captured the spirit of Florida: relaxation & summer, 365 days a year. I painted 8 large surfboards in one collection that is hung above the reception table and greet guests as they walk in with a burst of energy.
To illustrate love in its purest, naive and open form was a fun task. I was asked to express this for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, in which was animated across all 40 screens in Time Square.
As part of Dr Martens #WornDifferent campaign, 8 artists are asked to create work inspired by the insanity that is New York City. My contribution is centered around the buzz one feels as they step onto the streets of Manhattan - an energy not quite like anywhere else. These pieces were exhibited in a final sponsored event in Brooklyn.
Human emotions are often the most challenging concepts to depict, especially one as complex as love. I often come back to recreate the evolution of love as I experience such myself.
Volleyball Court - US Women's Volleyball
Adidas x US Women's Volleyball Team asked me to reskin their entire court to create a space of energy, celebration, and power of teamwork for the US Women's championship in Florida.
A response to the political climate in 2016, I created a mural with an accompanying art exhibition to discuss the divide in all social aspects in our country, made especially apparent during this time.
All sales from the event went to an organization or charity benefiting the cause in which inspired each artwork.
The underlying power of any visual language is communicating a message without telling explicitly how a viewer should feel. That is what iconography is; what is the concept of 'security'? If it's a lock, does it provoke secrecy or safety? For OKCupid, I created various icons to express various concepts, from topics as broad as safety to more nuisanced, such as threesomes.