I am inspired by ancient, worn temple walls and the virtue of, Japanese print maker, Utamaros design fluency. I am equally inspired by minimal purities of the power of color, colors reaction to other color, and pure mark-making. Mark-making represents to me a record of time and activity while exposing the artistic process and its vulnerabilities. The spontaneous scraping and layering in these works impart energy and capriciousness atop a weathered undertone.
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