Check out the making of the new painting done for ORSO Coffee and read more about it in the BKLYNER!Read More
Proud to share "Let's Not Go Back to Cambodia" be featured in Fresh Paint Magazine!
Let's Not Go Back to Cambodia" is a series started in 2013 after a journey through local pockets of Cambodia. After years of research and preparation, the focus of the visit was to get down to the core of how the Khmer population is handling the aftermath of the genocide. Upon my return home I wrestled the idea of personal identity and responsibility as an artist to bring awareness to the current situation in an undeveloped country that went through a recent trauma.
During the creation process I isolate myself at my studio with my impressions and memories of my visit to Cambodia. I distort my facial features with face paint and put myself mentally in the shoes of one of the survivors I got to meet. Exploration of color, composition and brush stroke energy follow in a form of an oversized self portrait to convey isolated, solemn, bitter emotion of survivors.Read More
Interiors from around the world becoming live.
Video by Oleh DubnoRead More
Continuing the 5-day posting of my "not-current work"
On my second day I am posting my graphite works from my last year of high school when I was OCD with detail. I thought perfecting photorealistic skill was it!
I am thankful to my college professors for showing me otherwise.
1. Bicycle and 2. Interior and Self Portrait- RISD home exam drawings that I had to fold in 4 for shipping and was not allowed to get back as a punishment for getting in.
I have been 'art challenged' on facebook to post three works of art a day for 5 days and each day invite a new artist to do the same. This is a pleasant opportunity to look back at my work development and share what is not my current work.
I would like to begin with some illustration work i did in high school.
Last Month it was an honor to be invited to be part of Fashion Art Music Expo, hosted by a fellow artist Efren Ondaloose. While being surrounded by talented artists and vendors, I was lucky to meet Ahmad Quazi Jr who not only added more inspiration to my views on life, but also introduced me to and gave me the opportunity to paint live the beautiful world champions The Serrano Sisters.
photo credit Wes Clark
Minh Mang Royal Tomb in Hue, Vietnam
"Minh Mang reigned from 1820 to 1840. Construction on his tomb began the year of his reign and was still incomplete upon his death. It fell to his son and successor Thieu Tri to complete his final resting place, with the help of about ten thousand workers and artisans.
About 40 monuments comprise Minh Mang’s royal tomb, all on an oval 44-acre lot surrounded by a high wall. The complex is bisected down the middle by a straight path about 2,300 feet long, along which the monuments are arranged."
Raisa Nosova "Avenue de Saturne, Brussels" 17" x 30" oil on canvasRead More