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Much of my work is inspired by contemporary experiences relating to social or political situations. I begin with a focus on a particular emotion dealing with an event or condition, and develop the painting from there. Whether it is despair from losing one’s home, helplessness in the face of sexual violence, or revolutionary excitement and fervor, I draw upon feelings that are universal to the human experience.

Through these paintings I seek to connect the viewer to the subject on the most basic level, and in doing so, encourage dialogue.

A Quiet Gift
Acrylic on canvas
30"x30", gallery wrapped
2016
Is it Enough Yet?
16"x40", gallery wrapped
2016
A Difficult Task
Acrylic paint on canvas.
36"x36"
2015
No Need for Rescue
Acrylic paint on canvas.
36"x36"
2015
Not Impressed
Acrylic paint on stretched canvas
36"x60", gallery wrapped
2014
Women of Tahrir
Acrylic paint on stretched canvas
44"x44"
2011
In the Defense of Eve
Acrylic paint on stretched canvas
24"x24", gallery wrapped
2013
On the Backs of Women
Acrylic paint on stretched canvas with glass tiles and beads.
24"x48"
2012
Birds, Not Bombs
Acrylic paint with brads on stretched canvas
16"x40", gallery wrapped
2012
Family Tree
Acrylic paint on stretched canvas
40"x40", gallery wrapped
2013
From the Depths
Acrylic paint, metal brads, and copper sheet on stretched canvas
24"x36"
2012