Philosophies of Men
This autobiographical work uses a constructed abstract with narrative elements to create a dialogue with the viewer concerning the conflicted nature of information and opinion.
Something To Say
Everyone has something to say. Find your instrument. Find your voice.
What Sayest Thou?
This biblical depiction of the adulterous woman being taken before Christ (found in John 8) has been accepted to the 11th International Art Competition for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
All That Jazz
"The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Things like old folks singing in the moonlight in the back yard on a hot night or something said long ago." –Louis Armstrong
A Ship Where He Can Rest
"Whether the wrath of the storm-tossed sea, Or demons or men or whatever it be, No waters can swallow the ship where lies, The Master of ocean and earth and skies." –Mary Ann Baker ("Master, The Tempest is Raging")
The After Party Party
When the real party starts...
“Straight roads do not make skillful drivers." - Paulo Coelho
Nacido Sin Rostro
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” –Emma Lazarus
Personal project using traditional ink and digital tools to create a symbolic scene of Eve in the Garden of Eden.
“Adam was but human — this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.” -Mark Twain
"And upon seeing her beauty, the Tempter wept..."
Only by wandering in the garden do we discover the choicest blossoms.
Continuing my exploration of traditional ink and digital tools, I was inspired by the amazing Jules Verne character of Captain Nemo!
Deep in the Sherwood forest hides Robin Hood, the outlaw royal, who robs from the rich to give to the poor.
A new peice in my continued exploration using traditional ink abstracts and digital tools to create conceptual narratives.
The Fisher King
The Sorcerer weaves his magic spell...
Continuing the evolution of my dance inspired abstract ink work, I've begun to find the characters bound within the marks.
SLUG Magazine Cover
December 2018 cover for Salt Lake City's SLUG Magazine
Ink exploration using dry-brush abstract shapes to create narrative and conceptual characters. Exhibited in December 2017 at Kimball Arts Center in Park City, Utah.
Flow: Be Somewhere Else
Displayed in December 2017 at my solo exhibition, titled "Flow", at the Kimball Arts Center in Park City, Utah.
The School of Dance
These drawings were created for The University of Utah's School of Dance, which combines the schools of ballet and modern dance.
Escape! (CQ 49 Winner)
Promotional piece made entirely in Adobe Illustrator. Winning entry in Creative Quarterly #49/Illustration.
The Birth of Faith
"The Birth of Faith in the Crisis of Self-Understanding" for HUMANITIES, a Brigham Young University publication.
"Reset" for BYU Magazine
BYU Magazine asked me to create a graphic version of an important experience from my days as an undergraduate student for their Spring 2019 issue. It was great to be able to share this meaningful story with their readers.
Art Access Utah Fundraiser
Entries for the Art Access 300 Plates Fundraiser in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This personal series explores the concept of resilience in the face of overwhelming odds. Exhibited at God Hates Robots Gallery in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Even Stevens Sandwiches Posters
Promotional posters for Even Stevens Sandwiches Sugarhouse and Ogden locations.
Four-page sequential work for inclusion in the DrawMore, Inc. anthology "Nobodies".