I highlight the beauty of the human body and nature. I have always been fascinated by the human form, how the body twists and turns, folds and creases. How skin accepts and reflects light, and how hair shines and flows. I try to accentuate common insecurities to challenge the standards of beauty, to show that there is no box to fit in, no need to blend in and that everybody is worthy of being appreciated and represented. From a young age, my body was always ridiculed, and I was always told there was a certain standard I had to uphold. Through isolation, I taught myself to respect and value the human body and all its deglamorized parts. Every scar, mark, and ripple tell a wonderful story of the life of its person. Trying to fit in broke my spirit and made me lose sight of what was truly important to me. Beauty is within the eye of the beholder, and I believe the horizon should be abundantly vast, able to accept anyone and everyone. When my art is seen, I want people to feel comforted and appreciated. If I can make one person happy with my art, I have accomplished my goal.
I work mostly with inexpensive materials, to show that anyone can achieve greatness, no matter their constraints. Although I love the saturation of acrylic paints, my favorite medium is pencil. I believe it is extremely important to say grounded to the natural world, and pencil is my way of showing that. I want nature and experience to be the grounds of my art, and I believe it is exciting to interpret art and apply it to your own life. I want my art to inspire, not just to pick up a talent, but to also know that you are not alone, and your challenges will make you stronger.