Mother and Child, 2018
Mother and Child, 2018

Acrylic Paint, Gold Leaf, and Mica Pigments on Canvas over Board

24” x 30”

Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse, 2012
Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse, 2012

Acrylic on Canvas on Hardboard

48.5”x 42.25”

A maternal memory of childhood experiences at the Japanese bath houses.

Self Portrait (Samsara), 2014
Self Portrait (Samsara), 2014

Acrylic, Silver Leaf, Patina, and Foil on Canvas

36” x 36”

This self portrait isn’t really a self portrait of me, but more of a personification of how I’m responding to events happening even to this day. The figure is vulnerable, naked, and exposed.

A Cat Beckons, 2018
A Cat Beckons, 2018

Acrylic and Gold Leaf on Canvas

24" x 36"

A stray cat that has been taken in by the shopkeeper, albeit under meager means, takes care of the creature. In return for the hospitality, the cat invites in potential customers in.

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, 2011
Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, 2011

Acrylic, Pen, and Glitter on Canvas

40.5”x 30”

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon” comes from the same phrase in a Japanese proverb.

Infinite Views of Life, 2011
Infinite Views of Life, 2011

Acrylic on Canvas

40”x 30”

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010
Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010

Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas

30”x 24”

Based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma and the symbolism that follows.

Koban to Cat, 2010
Koban to Cat, 2010

Acrylic and Dutch Gold Leaf on Canvas

10”x 10”

This is an image of maneko-neko, from Japanese popular culture.

Self Portrait (Nirvana), 2010
Self Portrait (Nirvana), 2010

Acrylic and Acrylic Enamel on Canvas

20”x 20”

It is out of this world, comparable to the feeling of ascension or being “gods”of our own bodies despite our human limitations such as mortality.

Heaven, Earth, and Hell, 2011
Heaven, Earth, and Hell, 2011

Mixed Media on Canvas

60”x 90”

Mother and Child, 2018
Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse, 2012
Self Portrait (Samsara), 2014
A Cat Beckons, 2018
Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, 2011
Infinite Views of Life, 2011
Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010
Koban to Cat, 2010
Self Portrait (Nirvana), 2010
Heaven, Earth, and Hell, 2011
Mother and Child, 2018

Acrylic Paint, Gold Leaf, and Mica Pigments on Canvas over Board

24” x 30”

Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse, 2012

Acrylic on Canvas on Hardboard

48.5”x 42.25”

A maternal memory of childhood experiences at the Japanese bath houses.

Self Portrait (Samsara), 2014

Acrylic, Silver Leaf, Patina, and Foil on Canvas

36” x 36”

This self portrait isn’t really a self portrait of me, but more of a personification of how I’m responding to events happening even to this day. The figure is vulnerable, naked, and exposed.

A Cat Beckons, 2018

Acrylic and Gold Leaf on Canvas

24" x 36"

A stray cat that has been taken in by the shopkeeper, albeit under meager means, takes care of the creature. In return for the hospitality, the cat invites in potential customers in.

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, 2011

Acrylic, Pen, and Glitter on Canvas

40.5”x 30”

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon” comes from the same phrase in a Japanese proverb.

Infinite Views of Life, 2011

Acrylic on Canvas

40”x 30”

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010

Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas

30”x 24”

Based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma and the symbolism that follows.

Koban to Cat, 2010

Acrylic and Dutch Gold Leaf on Canvas

10”x 10”

This is an image of maneko-neko, from Japanese popular culture.

Self Portrait (Nirvana), 2010

Acrylic and Acrylic Enamel on Canvas

20”x 20”

It is out of this world, comparable to the feeling of ascension or being “gods”of our own bodies despite our human limitations such as mortality.

Heaven, Earth, and Hell, 2011

Mixed Media on Canvas

60”x 90”

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