All: Untitled, Smoke on Canvas, 12 x 12
In the act of creating, memories and images bubble up from the deepest crevices of my psyche and transform into visual metaphors. The process prompts psychological exploration, luring me to the paradox of both losing and finding myself. Automatism reveals my thoughts in its purest form.fumage is making marks with the soot of smoke from a candle or the like. i just taught this process to my alternative materials class at tyler and anyone who has ever tried it would admire this artist's control...see more here.
I am drawn to process art making because of its meditative, cathartic, and liberating influences. It allows me to invest my intensity, history, body, and self in a safe and meaningful way that communicates complexities verbal expression cannot.