Whale if you krilly are interested in who this artist is first know I tend to overly use fish related puns in daily cod-versation, i'm shore you can sea the humor.
In a seashell:
I am currently a second year Grad Student at Michigan State University studying Set Design and Painting. I want to help bring to reality what we come up with in our imaginations, whether it's fun and comedic or stoically serious and dramatically sad. I am passionate about stories and eagerly await to write the next chapter of my own.
Dive a little deeper:
When I was 6 I wanted to be a mermaid. I mean come on who wouldn't want to be half human half fish? Apparently a lot of people do not wish this. So with my little heart shattered I tried being clever and strove to become a marine biologist to still spend all my time in the water and playing with the dolphins. Well this dream kind of dove off a cliff when I discovered my hatred for math, but I wasn't just going to give up on my dreams. I have been told I was a resiliently stubborn child, this hasn't changed. I continuously drew underwater creatures and scenes that I was day-dreaming of and my passion for the sea kind of flooded my soul with a desire to create. If I couldn't get to the water then I was just going to have to bring the mysteries of the ocean to me.
From about the age of 11 I have been splashing around in the vast openness of what art is and discovering who I am as a creator. I began with traditional mediums with sketching, illustrations, watercolors, and acrylics. Visual art can not only transform the written word but bring to life the childish thoughts and dreams we have, and to me that was exactly what I was searching for. Since then I have been trying to create and bring stories to life, and specifically with my undergraduate works, communicating the world that a child truly believes is possible. One full of outrageous colors and fantastical dreams that tend to be forgotten as we grow older.
From a young aspiring mermaid, to a marine biologist, a teen who didn’t leave the crayons at home, a graphic designer, a sculptor and a set designer. I crave to create and will never stop exploring the world of art.