Charcoal and chalk on vintage paper 30" x 22", 2020
This series of drawings begin with a process of erasing by sanding. Originally torn from a vintage editorial, I sand the image until I am left with only the contrasting tones from the black and white photograph. At this point I begin to draw, allowing the marks to occur intuitively in response to the new hazy landscape. I began making these works the first week of the Shelter in Place Order. To me they reflect a reinventing of what once seemed concrete, and reflect our attempts to navigate these strange and frightening times.
Recent monoprints, 15" x 11" between 2019-2020
Paintings on paper between 2018-2020