I draw, paint, create prints, and work with some photography, including digital imagery. My background in movement has a great influence on my imagery/artwork. I prefer to focus on, light, line, movement and shape, how light reveals objects and meaning through shadow. I'm interested in life, nature, music, relationships (human and objects) , identity, community, freedom and justice. In the future I would like to incorporate my artwork into film, multimedia and community or public works.
Biography: I was born in Queens, NY. My creative background consists of a combination of fine arts, painting, drawing and printmaking and performing arts, specifically different types of dance. Presently I am working towards a Masters Degree in Studio Art through NYU study abroad, hold a Master's Degree from Teachers College Columbia University in Art and Art Education. I also possess a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in painting and drawing from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. I have continued my education in the arts by taking courses at the Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design, New York University as well as The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine. I have taught elementary and high school art in Westchester, Queens and Brooklyn, NY. Most recently I have been an instructor in the Fine Arts Department at Kean University as well as William Paterson University, a Program Manager at Free Arts NYC and presently an administrator and artist working with the NYCTS. Through the arts (visual and performing) we work with at risk and low income communities to help promote bicycle and pedestrian safety. Our programs take place in New York city public schools as well as social service and community centers. At the moment I live in Brooklyn, NY.
Country: United States
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