I am fascinated by the physical embodiment of passion, camaraderie, and dedication among athletes. In my current series, I paint women in sports. I am interested in the competitive and zealous qualities that make someone a fervent athlete, as well as the unique familial bond that is shared among teammates. In my paintings, the culture of all-women athleticism is a utopia, at turns comfortable, enticing and stimulating. The world I create is both recognizable and inaccessible, full of inside jokes and insular connections.
In addition to this series, I make paintings of people in my life. My relationships are what is most important to me and painting the people around me is a natural way for me to process them. I create a visual hierarchy in these paintings by unevenly distributing attention to detail based on what I find most important.