My process began with the theme of “twins” in mind. I wanted to include two halves or maybe a brain somehow.
Continuing with the brain idea, I went anatomical and made a yin-yang figure that shows the heart and brain combined. This idea was a little gory and cold, which wasn’t what I wanted to depict.
Ultimately, I went with a drawing of two halves of a face.
My timeline starts with St. Patrick arriving in Ireland a bringing Christianity in 432 A.D.
Next is the U.S. gaining its independence from Great Britain in 1776
Woman were granted the right to vote in 1926.
The Clifton High School Mustang Marching Band had been founded in 1938. Above is a picture of a mace, used for twirling and instructing by the Drum Major.
Widely known comic art in the 50’s.
New Bairn pre-school was founded in 1965.
New Jersey Transit was founded in 1979.
Inkheart was published by author Cornelia Funke in 2003.
The death of James Smith (Poppy) occurred in 2005 due to throat cancer.
The death of Eddie Gomez Sr. occurred in 2006 due to skin cancer.
March 2015, receiving my acceptance letter from The New School.
Arriving in New York in August of 2015, the smell of cigarettes reminds me of home.