Telltale Frameworks

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key Winner (Drawing and Illustration) Feb 2014 Certifications | Explanation FOREWORD: N/A IMAGE: < < < < < <     > > > > > > See more illustrations! Back to all Awards, Achievements, and Publications!

Misty Spaces

DETAILS: Year: 2013 Medium: Camera (Wide) Style: Landscape Influence: Fine Art Photography Model: N/A DESCRIPTION: As a teenager, I often pass by my school’s cafeteria—crowded, loud, and commonplace. A common place, it wasn’t a golden plaque in honor of our school’s founder; it wasn’t a landmark of longevity like our school’s oldest tree. Too…

Telltale Frameworks

DETAILS: Year: 2014 Medium: Ink, Photoshop Style: Landscape Realism Influence: Romanticism’s nature ideals Model: European city Photostock picture. DESCRIPTION: “Telltale Frameworks” challenges our misconception of civilization. While clock towers symbolize the passage of time, there is really no time-told achievement to be proud of: still the town appears ghostly and ominous, still the buildings…

Castle Among the Peaks

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Celebrating Art Published Artist Published in coffee table quality Celebrating Art Summer 2014 Sept 2014 Certifications FOREWORD: The mysterious castle sits alone in the snowy peaks of a rugged mountain. Casted aglow by luminescence, the castle radiates its own mystery. IMAGE: < < < < < <  …

Mourn with Me

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Creative Communications ☆ Editor’s Choice Award ☆ Semi-finalist, Published Poet Published in The Stars in Our Hearts Aug 2011 Photos FOREWORD: N/A POETRY TEXT: For those who do suffer Please let it be known I wish to empathize – You’re not on your own If your heart ever bled For…

Misty Spaces

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Teen Ink – Photography ☆ Editor’s Choice Award ☆ July 2014 Website Publication FOREWORD: As a teenager, I often pass by my school’s cafeteria–crowded, loud, and commonplace. A common place, it wasn’t a golden plaque in honor of our school’s founder; it wasn’t a landmark of longevity like our school’s oldest…

Seasons of Dead Water

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Poetry Nation | National Amateur Poetry Competition Semi-finalist, Published Poet Published in Across the Way August 2014 Certifications FOREWORD: The speaker has done something for the sake of pride. Now guilty, he falls into absolute despair. His sadness is isolating, and even the warmth and happiness of…

Mossed Ballroom

Amongst our dimly lit soirée We reveled in sampled gloom Murky drays topple on the way Whilst we breathed such dreadéd fume A ball of crystal, we’d assume Saw the tragedy in gray Prepared the tools in the next room Had we known drays to sway But came the wagon…

May

Winds sing their mellow song New leaves splendor with fay Apple blossoms deem it true- There be no better day Petals drift in the cool breeze Light orchids tilt and pray Along the dainty daisy wall Birds find solace in play The sun shines like no other Flowers dance their…

Shoulders for the Rain

Were if not for the frost, I would have left. Were it not for the rain, I would have scampered. But, existing in such an unbalanced world of celestial paragons and mortal souls, I found the sky’s sympathy most welcoming. It shared the same dreariness as I – the same…

Winds Pass my Keep

Are you listening, calm breeze? Do hear my farewell I need you to pass on When I am too weak to tell Can you hear my faint whisper? Keep close, for it is your’s To you, I confide My great love from before My heart is left broken It cannot…

Plaintive Song

No sooner had the sky darkened sable, No sooner had the clouds rolled in, Did that familiar, yet unknown song Remind me where I’ve been. It was a wistful song, so soft and cold, As it wept out its broken heart. It bade me yearn what was never mine, Granted…

Crescendo

Winter winds delight in winter atmosphere To revel great pride in cold sung glee While I was left alone with frozen cheer Harvesting nectar thoughts from frozen trees But ice sings sadness much too sincere Woebegone versions of happy symphony Her soft angelic voice numbs my ear A sound three…