Artist Journal

Collecting Koi | The Art of Nishikigoi

Koi. A fish of legend, a symbol of strength, perseverance, hope and luck. Aptly named Nishikigoi, or “swimming jewel” from the Japanese; many believe that having this iconic fish near you will attract good luck, fortune, and give spiritual benefits. These beliefs come from the fish’s claim to fame. The Waterfall Legend Legend has it…

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Finding Flower Art in Florida Botanical Gardens

I was tired and needed a recharge. Green space, the smell of the earth, cozy space in the wild. This is what I needed. But I wanted more than a walk through the woods. I needed an infusement of color and wonder. I wanted flowers…

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Bleak Park | A Visual Story

I want to share with you my first short story. Growing up I was a lover of words. I survived my childhood by getting lost in books. The only passion I thought I would ever have. Now that I have grown exponentially I am ecstatic to say I have found a passion that fills me…

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The First of Abstract Days | Fine Art Nature Photography

I had noticed them everywhere. Lovely little abstracts of trees. Mostly of one in particular, Pando. The famous grove of quaking aspen found in Utah. Pretty blurs of just made out trees in bright colors of yellow and red. I wanted badly to create this kind of blurry beauty for myself. And while some would…

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Shadows + Angles – Whimsy + Awe | Beauty In The Everyday

Today I took the time to to capture the lines and shadows around my apartment building. They are the little details of my everyday life. The shapes and shadows that draw my attention and give me feelings of whimsy and awe. Strange the simple things that impact our daily lives.

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