Summer sun caresses me, dewy sweat prickled in my crevices. I play a game to see how long I can stand it before jumping into cool water, letting that unrivaled first rush massage me from root to tip before I’m laid to dry in summer sun.
Mediums used: Made from pieces of Emmy Rossum’s feature in Shape Magazine, retouched in Photoshop.
Details of my lucidity bleed all over the room, your alto blooms between my thighs, tongue tangled in my morning fix.
Mediums Used: January issue of Shape Magazine, retouched in Photoshop
Daydreams have soft edges, stitched almost invisibly in the seams of our peripherals.
Mediums used: My own photo of trees in Wicker Park (iPhone 8+), color retouch done in Photoshop
The mind plays chess between our most touched and untouched selves, reality’s fingerprints dusted across the glass.
Mediums used: combination of magazines (found at my grandma’s house in Seattle), retouched in Photoshop.
The sun is a match. I would rather melt my
wings getting too close than float safely left to wonder how I would’ve loved the heat.
Mediums Used: Scientific American Magazine, tracing paper drawn by me for the bodies, all retouched in Photoshop
Inspired by Travis Scott’s 2018 album Astroworld, one of the most influential albums of the year for my music library.
Putting on your winter coat in the middle of May, wind chill peels you away, layer by layer, revealing roots of urban walls tangled with natural elements. The self portrait of feeling cold.
This series is dedicated to the importance of creative spaces. My apartment is a cozy corner where I often disappear into ideas, drawings, conversations, empty mugs, and photoshoots.
Chicago cocoons when it gets cold, I just fold paper airplanes and fill journals.
Mediums Used: InStyle Magazine, retouched in Photoshop
Evan Turner Showcase
Original photos taken at the 3rd annual Evan Turner Prospect Showcase.
This event provides young student athletes with the opportunity to be recruited by college scouts at a prestigious basketball prospect tournament that is completely free to participate in and attend. This event focuses on making communities stronger by encouraging these basketball players to achieve higher education.
Mediums used: iPhone 5SE, VSCO Cam
I flip through interviews and try on stories, paper macheing fame until its tiny pieces alleviate my worrying.
I don’t feel any remorse cutting up the pretty people, in fact I quite like the way they fall off my scissors.
Mediums Used: pieces of original illustration, cutouts from GQ Magazine featuring Ezra Miller. Retouched in Photoshop
This San Diego home is a place of love, color, and life. My dear friends fill this space with light, laughter, and vintage treasures.
This is a personal rendering of Frank Ocean, one of my favorite songwriters.
Mediums used: GifX app
Animation made in GifX
Humbled by the shapes our bodies make, how much capable womxn is to understand what her configurations mean.
Mediums Used: cutouts from GQ magazine. Retouched in Photoshop
This animation is a personal rendering of Kehlani Parrish, one of my favorite musicians & style icons.
Mediums used: GifX
This animation was made in GifX
This original piece was inspired by cult classic film, The Big Lebowski. The Dude Abides in this pop presentation of a hand pulling strings.
Mediums used: Adobe Photoshop
This piece was commissioned for a fan of the Netflix original series Peaky Blinders