Burmese Innocence

Burmese Innocence

Burmese Innocence In 2010, I had the opportunity to work and live on the Thai-Burma border in the town of Mae Sot. The area is filled with Burmese refugees fleeing persecution and violence in their home country. And, the area is also filled with incredible...
Forcibly displaced

Forcibly displaced

This painting was inspired by a photo taken by the ED of emBOLDen Alliances (eA), a nonprofit organization which I co-founded and am the current Board Chair. In January, eA traveled to Bangladesh in partnership with Direct Relief to work with a local partner...
Listening Through Lines, explained

Listening Through Lines, explained

Lines are what everyone notices most in my art work. In my humanitarian work, I believe in moving from sympathy to empathy, from pity to compassion, and from judgement to meaningful action. Listening Through Lines is an interactive exhibit I co-created with emBOLDen...
Failure

Failure

Failure, spectacular failure. Oh so frustrating, but oh so important to the creative process. I wanted to work on some new techniques in this session, so I started out with this goal in mind. I had an idea of what I wanted to achieve but this was my first attempt at...

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