Gibbs High School
painting, writing, reading, running, backpacking, hiking, guitar
"Ever since I was little I've loved to draw. In middle school, teachers started to motivate and support me. And now it's a part of me; I couldn't leave it if I tried!"
"You can't beat oil painting as a medium. You can play with it longer, and it has luscious tones and colors."
Favorite Art Subjects:
"I prefer abstract, because I get more out of it. A straight rendering doesn't show emotion and feeling like an abstract work. There should be a balance between the conceptual and the aesthetic. My work is based on life and love. It's about passion, what keeps me going in life."
"I am inspired by music with no lyrics and other art forms, as well as what's going on in my life. I draw it from all over!"
"I work a lot with color. I see the world in bright colors and try to portray that. I do mixed-media works too, creating a hybrid."
"I'll always continue to paint. I'd like a career in fine arts, or in art education teaching kids how to paint, or in a museum."
For All You Young Artists Out There: