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You are Beautiful

we need more body positive messages. we need to feel better about ourselves, not worse. every day we are inundated with images of airbrushed perfection, of promises made that the billboards and magazines just can’t keep. where are the real bodies? do we even know what they look like anymore? do we know, beyond our…

Xochiquetzal - 36x48 Oils on Canvas

The Male Gaze

During one of my exhibitions, the gallery owner (whom I had not previously met) told me he was surprised when he saw my work – that he assumed it had been painted by a man. he went on at length about how I have a very ‘male gaze’, painting women who look like they could…