Making art is my path of engaged Buddhism–the radical act of creating beauty and using imagination to point the way to a better world.
I can’t capture the entirety of queer experience in any single work or art. But, I can strive, one step at a time, one canvas at a time, to tell better stories than what I had in my formative years.
My art is a celebration of the erotic not just for pleasure alone, but pleasure as activism, pleasure as pathway to liberation.
The gay erotic surrealism of Burrough’s hyper-masculine hero John Carter unpacked through the medium of a new oil painting
Imagine, if you will, our own queer, smutty twittergram where we share our work and our thoughts without fear of algorithmic erasure, trolls, or weaponized reports.
When you start to engage with the cishet power brokers and gatekeepers, pundits and pontificators, you’ll often get the well-intentioned advice to straighten it up or go nowhere.
How did we come to a place where physique is the realm of toxic masculinity?
Humanity has spread across the stars. But law and order failed out there just as they did on Earth. Certain individuals stand prepared to step in where needed.
What makes a guy doable? Simple, intensity.
Just like process over product, think creator over creation.