Born in 1983 in NY. Started out drawing and dedicating time to art for fun and teenage escape. It has always been the easiest way for me to express myself. The drawing started to get more and more photo realist and I started to get intrigued with the idea of painting and haven't stopped since. I painted with acrylics for about 12 years and soon felt I needed a new medium...so I started painting with oils. At times you feel like a scientist because it continuously seems like it is limitless. Painting has been the journey of my life and always keeps me at a state of constant learning.
I wouldn't trade it for anything.
In late of 2016 I joined the Board of Directors of the Magnolia Art Xchange (MAX) which will be the first art incubator in Ocala, FL. It's exciting to be a part of something like this and since I grew up here and have always been in the arts, it's even sweeter because I know how much MAX will benefit artists from all walks of life and encourage more business in our community.
For more info on that: www.maxocala.org
All finished with my John Lennon commission! Now on to finish my Bowie commissions ;) #finished #johnlennon #commission #oilpainting #melfiorentinostudios #yay #allyouneedislove #beatles #thebeatles #artstudio #art_collective #bluecanvas #bluereview @bluereview @artwork_in_studio
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