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The purley black and white paintings are part of the "Ectoplasm" series. These works attempt to explore elements of representation, disappearance/reappearance, blurring, and materiality. Parts of the image remain static while others parts produce movement and vibration. The images play with ideas of ghost stories, the flashlights under our faces as we tell them, and things we might see or hear in the dark.


The vibrant and saturated color paintings are part of the "Kitsch Ghost" series. These works attempt to question the idea of "ghost". Why is our society largely interested in the supernatural? What is a ghost? Is a ghost a person no longer living? If a ghost isn't the deceased, then what is it? Why do we make them cute, kitschy, and friendly when in reality many experiences are extremely haunting? 

Through images juxtaposed, as well as, the materiality of the paint, these are the types of questions which the work attempts to provoke.