Acrylic, charcoal, ink, gouache, oil
I grew up in south Texas where hill country meets brush country. It is the vitality and depth of this vast landscape that my art evokes. Inspired by the writings of the theorist Gloria Anzaldua, who described the border as a 1,950 mile-long open wound, I render a place I call Borderlandia.
Bordering Hope, 2018, Oil on canvas, 86 x 73in
Mujer Mala (La Rebeldia), 2019, Charcoal on paper, 14 x 11in
Valentine from Borderlandia (Broken Hearted Memory), 2019, acrylic on canvas, 47 x 40