Family Origin: Dad-Iran & Mom-San Diego
Acrylic, spray paint, watercolor, pastel, airbrush, graphite, charcoal, plaster, wood, and clay.
Common Subjects/ Characters:
Portraits, and abstract works
Wood or cotton canvas, clothing, paper, & sides of buildings when I paint murals.
Appreciation for the dead ,overcoming drug addiction, childhood experiences, and appreciation for my loved ones. I call my style goth funk.
Emotions: Any emotion works!The emotions control the medium I use, but I try to create every day.
Environment: I turn all of the lights off in the studio except for a lamp facing the piece. I drown out my peripherals in order to focus on what I am working on.
Audience:It really depends on what I’m working on. When I paint murals or public art. I hope that the kids in the neighborhood will see it and be inspired. I vividly remember moments in my childhood where I experienced art and they have stuck with me ever since. When I airbrush clothing I make what I would want to wear. When I work on canvases it is more so about the purpose of making something rather than thinking of an audience. When creating canvases or panels, I value staying true to who I am and try not to think about making it for someone. It’s me on a canvas.
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