My paintings and drawings intend to create a sense of movement and time throughout a layered field of colorful play. Each painting is expressive in nature, marks carrying an unspoken language, each movement generating the next. Line work intermingled amongst shapes creates a layered map, leading the viewer through a created environment. Each mark is a reaction to the previous- some movements are careful and studied while others are a result of unplanned gesture. Aesthetically I aim to incorporate an amalgamation of organic and inorganic structures, further speaking to the concept of planned and unintentional mark making existing simultaneously. By using these two opposing ideas, I aim to instill a sense of time within the paintings, leading the viewer through moments of quickened gaze versus more intent studying. Rushed components create sweeping notions while slow movements may be read as calming or serene. Components of line and color intermingle to produce an intensely layered environment of depth, creating contrasting moments of push and pull. Ideas of concealment through layering further allude to both an absence and presence of time and space. These absences and voids simultaneously speak to moments of melancholy and angst experienced by myself when creating, directly tying to my illustrative drawings sporadicly incorporated within my paintings.