20140728-_IC30007-Edit2

"I'm a silkscreen artist.  My goal is to make something that explains the unexplainable - to bring about connection, to make people feel some part of it and make it useful to them.  My ideas come from trying to empower people to be themselves - to get people to stop fronting -- to stop trying to be something they're not."

20140728-_IC30192-Edit

"I had a vision I wasn't going to make it to 21.  I don't know if it came from a movie I had seen -- but for some reason I thought I wouldn't make it.  And then I got shot three times.  My bones were shattered."

20140728-_IC30185-Edit2

"I was in the hospital and I had a vision of my Grandmother.  She came to me and told me I was on the wrong path.  It was a bright light and I heard her voice very clearly - saying: 'you're doing the wrong thing -- you need to change your life or you're going to end up dying.'  That was the biggest changing point of my life."

20140728-_IC30098-Edit2

"The main purpose to being on this planet is to create.  Whether it's to reproduce or to make something - or to bring the light.  If you're not doing that, you may be wasting your time."