La Cavalera wears chrysanthemums and has oil slick grease makeup decorating her bones. Unlike her brightly painted sisters Day of the Dead, she still mourns the thing she was although she is beautiful as she is now.
My art career is very short: it began in Sept of 2016. This is my first run at sharing my art publicly, and I'm very much in the process of finding my voice. Right now I am preoccupied with the beauty of endings.
Coping through Art
When I left the Air Force, I left behind a huge part of my identity and never fully addressed that loss. Painting is a part of reclaiming my identity--it helps me discover who I am today and navigate these losses.
Reproductions and commissioned work available upon request.