Back In 5th Grade

When I was in 5th grade, I had a wonderful teacher named Ms. Guelpa. She stands out as one of my few childhood teachers that I distinctly remember. One day, I remember drawing a picture of a car in her classroom. I don’t remember if it was part of an art class, or if I was just doodling. But I remember getting a lot of compliments on that drawing, and it’s my earliest memory of creating something that was cool.

Since then, art has always been part of my life on some level. During some years, it’s been a really small part – others, greater. It’s taken different forms too – drawing, music, and photography. But no matter the form, I’ve always tried to make sure that my art is mine first – i.e. I’m creating something that I’m genuinely interested in.

In the spirit of creating art that really moves my soul, I’ve decided to open my own fine art website! It’s an idea I’ve been toying with for the last year: looking for ways to merge my photography and art/painting work. The site will have a mix of paintings, drawings, and photography. And it opens with my holiday work as well as some Italy images from ‘the archives’

I hope you like the work, and I plan to have more blog posts covering all sorts of things related to this ‘process’ of creating art. It’s by no means perfect; there’s a lot of experimenting, and honestly, ‘failing’ still to do. But it will be a fun journey and I’m excited to share the process here.

Thanks for stopping by!