Sometimes a moment cannot be fully enjoyed until I put it on paper. Documentation is something I have focused on and explored this summer. I have been interested in how capturing a moment, with a photo or on paper, creates a time loop. Its an illusion convincing us that we can enter into the moment… Continue reading full life
I will be joining Sight.org in 2018 for a 2 week trip to Togo Africa. I will be documenting everything while I am there and then work with Sight.org to create a children's book. I will also create a new series of paintings inspired by the trip. I need your help to make this happen!… Continue reading I need your help
Recently I had the pleasure of meeting someone willing to go the distance to connect Texas Artist and the Texas identity, literally! Leslie Moody Castro,an independent curator working as the curator and Artistic director for the Texas Biennial with Big Medium, is on a journey to connect art and the artist in our large and… Continue reading Adventures in Texas Art
Today I finally started getting my art back out in town. I have been so focused on school I've held back on finding new places to display my new work, but now that I have graduated I thought its due time to spread my wings. I put up 2 of my paintings from my senior show up at… Continue reading Getting my art up and about
My last 3 years have been focused on completing my Bachelor's degree, and I finally have reached that goal! The pinnacle of this journey was my Senior exhibit, and below I share with you, my artist talk. I am excited to be excepted into the University of Texas at Tyler's graduate program in the fall and look forward to… Continue reading Graduation, Art Exhibits, and My Artist Talk
I am so excited to announce my senior undergraduate thesis show!
I had the honor of being live on the Radio this morning! @ArtConnectionEastTexas interviewed me about the UT Tyler's Artist Association's art auction that is going up today and about my art and what brought me back to college. It was such a fun time! If you have ever wondered about the details… Continue reading Live on the Radio!
I had the pleasure of having a booth at this delightful creative event! https://www.facebook.com/TheMckellars/videos/1025210520922925/
I wanted my work, in all 4 studio classes to be cohesive this semester. I was already exploring how light interacts with space and our surroundings. That changed into representing what I observe and study in nature. This revealed that I was mimicking the beauty of the passage of time on our surroundings. After experimenting… Continue reading Lustrous Expanse