A Microcosm of Color

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Sanity

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Laundry?

AWARD: INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION Black Box Gallery Featured Photographer Exhibition Oct 2014 Certifications | Website FOREWORD: The winning piece “Laundry?” is part of a 4 photograph series found here! IMAGE: < < < < < <     > > > > > > See more photographs! Back to all Awards, Achievements,…

Sanity

DETAILS: Year: 2009 Medium: Camera (Automatic) Style: Landscape Influence: Fine Art Photography Model: N/A DESCRIPTION: A few years ago, I was in Taiwan enjoying an artificial lake. Likely for tourist attraction, the lake had a strange tranquility to its murky water, and I wouldn’t have suspected any life in it were it not for…

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…

A Microcosm of Color

DETAILS: Year: 2013 Medium: Camera (Telephoto) Style: Microscopic Influence: Fine Art Photography Model: N/A DESCRIPTION: Found on a nearby flower, these ants, quite unknown to them, embody nature’s gift of beauty and strength. The amount of detail, color, and life in so tiny a space is staggering: the ants, dynamic and saturated with dark…

Modern Vanitas I

DETAILS: Year: 2011-2012 Medium: Acrylic Style: Renaissance Art Influence: Renaissance, Vanitas Model: “Still Life with Bouquet and Skull” by Adriaen van Utrecht DESCRIPTION: One of my earlier pieces. Trying sfumato and chiaroscuro, I treated this piece more as a visual for what I learned in Art History rather than just a composition piece with…

Morning Mirror Reality

DETAILS: Year: 2014 Medium: Clay, Varnish, Acrylic, Wood, Frame Style: Classical Influence: Classicism, Greek Individualism, Consumerism, American Perfectionism Model: “Bust of Lucius Verus” DESCRIPTION: The American pursuit for perfection is reflected in this marble-esque statue. The age-old societal pressures for beauty and fitness produce perfectly sculpted figures but at a…