"I intend for my audience to connect their personal experience with that of my subject(s). The human journey through life is an emotional roller coaster of lessons learned, breaking down barriers and overcoming adversity. We find our purpose through these experiences. With that purpose, we add meaning to the world in which we live. My artwork is a juxtaposition of people (sometimes text) and application of color theory to illustrate emotions connected to personal struggle. I currently focus on social commentary. I believe it is an artist’s obligation to highlight matters of social justice and promote social awareness. My present work is a depiction of subjects that resonate with me personally while maintaining a connection with the audience. I want you to feel. I want you to think. Moreover, I want you to engage one another in dialogue. We are in this together."