Hello! I'd like to start this fresh and new DA account with a description of myself. Who I am and whatnot. Whenever I'm asked to describe myself or say a few words, I cringe because there's so much I could say and half the things would contradict the others. It would just become one big mess and I'd end up confusing myself in my deductions of who I am and why I do what I do. I'm not trying to insinuate that I'm so great and interesting that I'm unable to summarize it all in a couple sentences. On the contrary, there are so many things about me that are absolutely contradicting, and some don't make sense, so it's best that I say the usual "I am responsible, open-minded and love taking on problems!" at the ol' interview. Therefore, I'd like to actually take the time in this selfish act of attempting to make some sense of who I am and my purpose. An overly verbose artist's statement, if you will.
Who am I? I am many things. I am a thinker, an artist, a writer. I'm involved in acting, singing, and dancing, but I think I'd be doing myself too much justice by legitimately calling myself a real actor, singer, and dancer, because in truth those are only interests. I've been drawing since age 8 or 9 and writing since age 11. I am still young in this world. I am an observer. I am also a talker. I focus on the present with reference, but non-reliance, to the past. I'm no activist simply because I freeze at the thought of making my often-bold and politically incorrect opinions known.
My art is forever changing because I believe humans are forever changing. Nothing stays the same--everything changes in accordance to things experienced and knowledge perceived. I have no real theme or purpose, but my art is still a reflection of one thing. Time. Time is the one thing that grants you many things or screws you over. I embrace it and I curse it at the same time. It gives me reason to look into the past, analyze the present and plan the future. That's probably why I love history so much.
I don't expect anyone to see my art and momentarily realize something in their life that they've been missing all along, or something crazy like that, because honestly, I try to make my art visually pleasant with a nice amount of quality and good technique. At this point, I've never tried to teach a lesson or show a message through my art, and I don't plan on it (yet). So, for now you can just enjoy and look at the pretty colours and walk away with nothing from it, and that's perfectly okay. Take it for what it is, because it is what it is.
Thanks for reading. I hope that was bearable.