Graduate of the V C U School of the Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 2004, Richmond, VA. Trained through The Lorenzo de Medici School of the Arts, Florence, Italy, 2003, and The Illustration Academy, Richmond, Virginia, 2004. Painter, artist, maker and collector. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Living and working in Richmond, Virginia. A fossil hunter, water lover, traveler, and explorer. I like the sun, beauty, intensity, admiring, finding, making, laughing, gemstones, shark teeth, and the thrill of the hunt. My artwork is: full of texture, expressive, colorful, playful, prolific, whimsical, dark, detailed, amusing, organic, and luxurious. I draw inspiration from my hometown of San Antonio and the culture and landscape of Texas, the trees of Virginia, RVA, things I have lost, things I find, things I love, nature, family, experience, and life. Painting is necessary and expressive. I enjoy bold color, texture, contrast, layers and unexpected details.
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Inquiries encouraged, please contact me with questions, to commission a piece, ask about pricing, or schedule an appointment to stop by my studio in Richmond, Virginia. 715 E 4th Street in the Manchester area, South of the James.
Dedicated to Steve Gomez, because he was awesome and I miss him.
Rock on Dad. 2.20.1956~10.4.2012 (Rockport, TX, July 2012)