The artist may be the author and storyteller, but interpretation is ultimately up to the viewer. The thoughts, feelings, reactions, or revelations that occur when we experience art as a viewer may not resemble anything the artist as the creator had in mind or intended to convey.
A narrative starts as only one side of a story and coming from one person is inherently unreliable; it’s the many interpretations by every viewer that expand the story and give it a richer, fuller life.
These portraits are not intended to be a straightforward representation of anyone, and indeed are not based on any specific people. For me they illustrate a singular moment, a passing glance, a cursory scan; there’s just enough there to set a story in motion.
I hope you enjoy, or at least are intrigued by my work, and I hope you find something in these paintings that speaks to you.
The Film and Lecture Series brings acclaimed documentaries and narrative films, scholars, authors, journalists, and poets to campus throughout the year. The series is designed to enhance essential components of education by providing audiences with avenues for exercising critical thought, appreciating various forms of artistic expression, and deepening cultural understanding.
Join us for the first ECC Library After Hours Game Night of the spring 2023 semester! Play our board games or bring your own! Snacks and drinks are provided. Win attendance prizes! We will have an Appalachian Trail themed escape room hosted by Scenic Regional Library based on the book The Trail by Meika Hashimoto. The Escape Room is for ages 8+ so bring the whole family. Registration for the escape room is required: https://bit.ly/EscapeTrail