“It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.” - W. E. B. Du Bois


My body of work is a reflection of the plurality of my identity. I reclaim the exoticism that I represent in America by creating an autobiographical narrative; one that explores my past though continuous tension between figures and nature. Though the use of mixed media, I build friction through application of layers and texture in order to facilitate a conversation