Kids at play have been a theme in my work for a few years now, especially showing up in the 1950s series. While reading and talking to others about the 50s I am always confronted with a nostalgic innocence surrounding childhood. Was the world more peaceful 60 years ago? What changed so drastically that caused a generation to look back and covet "the good ole days?" I think these questions have many answers and are quite complex, however I believe there was a simplicity, spirit of life and adventure, and optimism in the 50s that I find beautiful and try to emulate in my work.
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I am honored to have two of my pieces selected as finalist in Art Magazine's Annual Competition. This competition will be featured in December 2013 issue. Be sure to purchase your copy or visit their site (click here) to see more.