WHY MAKE ART?
Because art making help me understand who I am. It's my way of processing life events, and connecting the dots. Art making keep me curious, it's fun, liberating, and it heals.
WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR INSPIRATIONS?
Humankind and food.
WHAT IS ABSTRACT ART?
Abstract art is open to interpretation, and that is one of the beautiful things about it. Abstract art doesn't jump out and declare "THIS is what I'm all about." Instead, abstract art requires you to have an open, inquiring mind; you must enter the painting and see where it takes you. You can learn more here
DO YOU ACCEPT COMMISSION WORK?
It'll be fun to work together with you!. We meet, we chat and figure out together what you'd like from the piece. The process can take a couple of weeks to a month.
RANDOM FUN FACTS
During a 9th grade group art show, I painted side by side with the Indonesian Education Minister. Strange.
I share more genes with my Mom. How do I know? My dad is tall and I'm short.
"YOU NEED AN AUDI" is how you remembered my last name.
Eating occasionally in front of the TV is not a bad idea.
I'm a foodie with an emphasis on crispy.
I love Cuban-inspired music, lakes, ocean and mountains.
Tropical Indonesian rain forrest downpours are awesome; long days of drizzly Seattle rain, not so much.
I was a high school exchange student for 10 months in Bonne Terre County Missouri.
My kids love the smell of my studio (I prohibit toxic materials) and always excited to be there.
I'm allergic to formality.
Favorite quote from my Dad: "Why not?"
Most memorable experience with Mom: We went to the wet market, picked out a fish, put the fish in the bathtub. I believed we ate it that night. I erased that memory.
Wish for us all: Abundance curiosity, follow your giggles, dance like nobody's watching.