I've always thought religious paintings were endlessly hilarious
disturbing. They do nothing but instill within me some vague sense of
as if I will be forever left out of a conversation I wasn't meant to
understand in the first place. There are some, for example, which
around a tumultuous crowd of slightly disproportionate bodies
man in a beard washing another mans feet. It's unsettling.
The majority of the work presented here is directly related to my
bewilderment when confronted with these old, battered Biblical images.
steal predominantly Christian staples: intense, startled facial
and uncomfortable-looking postures. I combine that familiar imagery
incongruous, improvisational narrative, noticeably lacking any Holy
centerpiece. These paintings are devoid of meaning, despite layers of
seemingly grave and hyper-serious imagery. The irony within the search
answer that wasn't there to begin with is funny to me. These paintings