Artwork > Silhouettes

Odd Growths
Silkscreen, Graphite, Colored Pencil, Ink
22" x 30"
2009
Odd Growths (Detail)
Silkscreen, Graphite, Colored Pencil, Ink
2009
Breathing Blue
Gouache, Sumi Ink, Colored Pencil
2010
Breathing Red
Gouache, Sumi Ink, Colored Pencil
2010
Mixing the Elements (Diptych)
Gouache, Sumi Ink, Colored Pencil
17" x 30"
2010
Self Ghost
Screenprint
22" x 22"
2009
Landscape
Screenprint, drawing
22" x 22"
2009
two layer screenprint
Screenprint
29" x 22.5"
2009
Two layer silkscreen
Screenprint
29" x 22.5"
2009

I began these silhouette self portraits as explorations to address the question of "essence." Just what is it that "makes up" a person, a thing?

I was fascinated by the silhouette's ability to capture a likeness while being void of detail - in effect being at once present and absent.