I am a visual artist based in Los Angeles, California. Throughout my life, I’ve studied various forms of theater, dance and martial arts. This has greatly impacted how I see the world. I received my BA from SUNY Fredonia where I studied photography and sociology. I draw inspiration from music, film, street art, and most importantly the creative team I’m working with. My creative process is organic and I’m strongly impacted by the idea of not controlling the outcome. I am curious and experimental.
My body of work ranges from performance with Bad Unkl Sista (2009-2016) to collaborating with Remix Culture as a photographer and video artist (2013-2016), to founding New Class Mural; a public art project teaching photography and building large-scale murals (2016-current). In 2014, Hatim Belyamani and I filmed our travels on a road trip; 9 states in 9 days titled ‘Cross Country Impressions’. This film, edited by Hatim, combines the beauty of nature with a live improvised soundtrack, recorded in Brooklyn, NY by Tyler Wood, Derek Nievergelt, Karlie Bruce, Eliot Krimsky and Hatim Belyamani. This film was shown at The Earth Day Film Festival in San Francisco, California on April 18, 2015 and can be seen here. I worked with Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray to produce photographs for their recipes published in a cookbook called, Taste of the East. This book was published in 2010.
Group exhibits include 111 Minna, Looking Glass Photo, Merchants of Reality, Beyond the Lines Gallery, Art Share LA: Nude Art LA Fall 2018 and Creative Arts Group; Black and White Show 2019. Upcoming group exhibit this June will be at the Gestalt Project. The Gestalt Project Space is currently located within a larger gallery at 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90405.