BA Advertising 2002 - Business / Spanish
DC Doctor Chiropractic 2013
Interior / Design / Furniture
My father managed a Broyhill furniture factory and at night his personal factory with designs he created. Later he worked in upholstery sales advising body cloth + pillow patterns combinations.
My youth spent at furniture fairs and in my 20's I worked as a fabric rep. My youth spent in various roles color and design roles including construction sales/estimating.
Im self taught in Wordpress and SEO and xzib.com is a large experiment into impacting the culture through search engines.
The "Radioshack guy" taught me basic DOS programming in elementary birthing a passion for technology and the leverage created by computers.
Xzib.com uses technology to create leverage and make some art galleries more visible.
visual art practice
Growing up surrounded by color and furniture design sparked my sensitivity to aesthetics.
My talented friend Lawrence Voytek was Bob Rauschenberg's fabricator for 26 years. Lawrence encouraged me to push some paint around sparking my casual practice.
I use mixed media techniques, paint + transferred photography. Dyes and paints on vintage books + fabrics are color studies off odd or interesting combinations. The goal is juxtapostion making the colors feel angry or agitated. In the art I try to achieve an imbalance or interest in the compositions, again to make the work feel uneasy. My intention is to evoke curiosity and introspection.