Saturation of Music

African dance is a kinetic interpretation of emotion, color, movement and story telling. Read more >

An Ethiopian Queen

I traveled to Ethiopia in July 2007. The people and culture moved me. I noticed how the men hold their culture close Read more >

Heavy Lifting/Shoulders of Strength

I am impressed by the amount of work little girls do in Africa. Five year-old girls do chores that would only fall on the shoulders of fifteen year-olds in the United States. Read more >

Warrior’s Gaze

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MJ

He was the greatest, but also conflicted. Read more >

Shadow Thoughts

In this painting, I want to take the viewer deeper into the African person. I want to reveal what lies beneath when all is stripped away. Read more >

Transformation of His Morning Sky

Africa is beautiful, the landscape rich, and the sky vast. These three elements make up Africa’s distinctive presence. The people, the land, and sky work in unison to create an organic painting that transforms from day into the night. The morning is painted with fresh air and untouched dirt. The noon sky is painted with calmness. The sky covers like a blanket wrapped around a baby. Each of these elements, the sky, the land and the people, are equally tranquil. Read more >

The Sound of Jazz

The sound of jazz has many flavors that tantalize the palette. Jazz jumps from side to side. It starts off as many different colors but often merges to create a song with different meanings. The convergence of sound and color is like love and passion. Read more >

Suspicious Gaze

Traveling through Ethiopia, I met many people that welcomed me into their homes. But there were some that suspiciously watched me and my peers as we traveled through the country side. These three men were sitting in a home, watching each move we made. Their robes wrapped around them seemed to represent the barrier that existed between us Read more >