My work appears to be inspired by nature – and it is, but the absence of nature. What you might imagine nature to be if you’ve never experienced it, or a natural world that doesn’t exist anymore. Perhaps an AI-generated replacement nature: Off. Weird. Digital. Neon. Pieces are copied and pasted again and again. Like we’re in a simulation (who can prove that we aren’t?) and nothing is real.
Nothing does seem real after the past couple years. Decades? No one knows what time or space is anymore, including me. I paint unreal virtual worlds at scale to take up real space, to prove my existence, and to create joy.
I am an artist living and working in Denver. Read my story.