It’s been six months since I made art.
That’s usually death for an artist but I needed that time away. Here’s why:
A few years ago, I made a promise to myself. When I first entered the art world I would walk around a few gallery shows in New York City. I remember looking at the artists who had solo exhibitions, books, and prints being sold everywhere. It was in that moment I told myself “I’m going to have my own solo show.”
As a kid growing up in Jamaica Queens, I was immediately dubbed an outsider.
No matter how hard I tried to assimilate with the kids at school, I never got around to actually fitting in. I was constantly bullied for being different and would always bury myself in art and books. Hence why I became an artist. (more…)
There come’s a time in every artists career where you finish a body of work and then you sort of step back and say:
“Okay…what do I make next?”
We really don’t stay put and settle because as an artist, our skill (more…)
I recently attended a workshop for Fujifilm and saw some of the latest X-series cameras.
I’ve never photographed with a Fujifilm camera before but I always wanted to try them out. The moment I arrived I noticed a small detail that just warmed my heart so much. (more…)
It’s December! Can you believe this? Only few weeks until the new year!
And of course this is the time of year where everyone reflects on what has happened in 2015. Since I have been MIA for the last couple of months I will try and fill you in on what I have been brewing up for 2016:
There comes a time where artists have to make choices.
It can be a number of things: what gallery to choose, where the next job is going to be or what new series to create. We make choices for the better and to live happier. However when it comes to matters of the heart, things can get a little tricky and an artist can loose their way. Which then brings up an important question: The heart or the art?