The painted flesh is a battle ground. A place of constant movement and of turbulent change. I am breaking down the human form and reconstructing bodies surviving within a dual state of dissonance and harmony. The inhabitants of these works blur the lines between gender, sexuality and sensuality, while confronting the themes of death, isolation and rebirth. This change can be violent and, at the same time, echo a presence of peacefulness. I am interested in the imperfections of the human body. I want to convey the malleability and canvas like qualities of the human flesh. It’s the constant movement, or flux of ones flesh, that I wish to communicate when painting. After a painting is complete there is a sense of unease, and distress; an uncomfortable silence coupled with a breath of brutal beauty.