2019 Photograph enamel on metal, ceramic, gold, wood, lacquer 70 x 38 x 12 inches
Many of my projects include a parallel process that I use to generate ideas, images and narratives that help me make sense of how I make work. In this case I use character studies or personae which I name and imagine their motivations and desires. I use a persona like Felix (Latin for Lucky) as a means of generating images and language that then intuitively evolve in my drawings, prints, and other works. The persona, in effect becomes a faceted mirror of the world, that I make artifacts and images about and for.