Life Stories

February 15, 2017
‘Life Stories’ are the stories behind many of the art pieces I have made. From the beginning with my first body of work around 13 years ago, I made art from the intention with coming to know myself deeper. This would take a course of natural progression going from the highly personal and into a more impersonal expression from the development I unde...
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Life Drawings, an interview

August 22, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Life Drawings, an interview... Q: Can you please discuss this current body of work you’ve titled ‘Life Drawings’? Is their a meaning to it’s title? Was it inspired by anything? A: The title came to me somewhere in the process of making the works. I found myself drawing figure after figure, and I guess Life Drawing came to mind thinking of the...
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House on Fire

July 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"House on Fire", collaborative painting by Sek3 and Akira Beard I dreamed I was in a large house. It was occupied by several people. Many of whom felt familiar like acquaintances, yet distant in the way that I didn’t know anyone’s name. One room I was in, had me laying in bed with a woman. She was close to middle age, sort of attractive with an am...
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Drawing from Life... a collaborative artpiece with Sek3

April 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I started the day with sitting in a chair and drawing on a pad with pen, forming a cluster of figures. I’m here in a hotel in another country. The landscape isn’t that different from the U.S., I don’t however speak the local language. Waking up before the friends I’m staying with here, I’m unsure how to begin the day. Regardless of which however, I...
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The Self Portrait Project and the Psyche...

March 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
There are several layers to the Self. The personality, the psyche, the inner world of each our individual selves. My work as artist, and the life I live are integrated with the aim in peeling apart those layers. The Self Portrait Project is a continuation with having done this beginning around 15 years ago, my initiation with taking that first step...
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