Over the course of 2017, I plan to complete a series of illustrated writings and begin shooting a short independent film. This film is a glimpse into the crazy creative process of an artist gone wild.
“Bones and Brawn” is the first of many journals that have accompanied me through personal life-experiences, both good and bad.
This photo essay was published on a blog called “Tales of Wander” by a clothing and gear company called HAVAIII Co. Venturing out to Rainier National Park meant hopping on a 6-hour flight from New York, and then embarking on a 5-hour round trip drive from Tacoma. This may seem a bit much for a day-hike, but to me, it was entirely worth it.
The Outbound Collective is an online community of outdoors enthusiasts. The following articles have been featured on the “The Outbound Journal” section of their site, which is reserved for members of the community who share their personal knowledge, experiences, photographs, and videos in an exceptional way.
Recession and depression described much of the country in 2010. Jobs were limited for many, and they were especially hard to find for artists. Rather than submit entirely to the riptide of the times, my second journal provided the creative outlet I needed to stay sharp.
“Welcome Back”is a re-awakening as an artist and a human being. These pages, filled with illustrations, musings and poems is meant to evoke a spiritual arousal; a sense of openness to what we usually shelter our minds and bodies from.
"Willpower, Fear & Fortitude" is about recognizing the necessity of transformation and the willingness to undergo a change, in order to attain a goal that is currently out-of-reach.
Beyond The Self" is a juxtaposition of two themes; understanding the things that makes me "tick", ie: causes, rituals, etc, and becoming more present in the world.
From the Rocky Mountains to the Florida Everglades, each major region of the United States has a unique personality and a wild spirit of its own.These designs encapsulate this spirit by featuring the prominent flora and fauna that are specific to each region.