2014 in Review

2014 was a great year! I gained a lot of knowledge and grew so much. Thank you to everyone who followed me in my journey! Look forward to next year!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 700 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.


Mater Dolorosa

Today marks my fifth year anniversary since having heart surgery. Much can happen in five years. In honor of those beautiful years of life, I have decided to share a story I wrote late last year. The literary techniques that … Continue reading


I’m Expecting

As my college graduation approaches, I can’t help but to feel nostalgic. So many emotions and flashbacks of visions and dreams of where I wanted to be. And now, I’m where I once saw myself. I’ve been experiencing a lot … Continue reading


Les Nabis | Paul Ranson

Les Nabis were a group of six students from the Académie Julian in Paris: Paul Sérusier, Pierre Bonnard, Édouard Villard, Ker-Xavier Roussel, and Félix Vallotton. Their movement began in 1888 and continued into the 1900s. With Paul Sérusier as their … Continue reading


Act of Faith Project | Sacred Heart of Jesus

Throughout the semester, we were able to cover various topics in my Art and Christ class. As we read and reflected on our own beliefs and how they are applied to art, we were challenged and learned a lot about … Continue reading


Art Reflects The Artist [Identity]

“One of the truisms of our culture is that art somehow reveals the artist” (Prescott, 307). In his chapter, Identity, Theodore Prescott addresses the thought that “art is an expression of the artist. Such a statement makes me think about … Continue reading


Abstraction | Representational

“I believe that in many ways, spiritual qualities and ideas can be more readily accessible in abstraction than they would be in representational art, where renderings of familiar things often carry with them conceptual baggage. This baggage can mislead or … Continue reading


Art is {Truth}

In class we were asked if there was ever a piece of art that revealed some sort of truth to us. At the moment I couldn’t think of a work of art that had such an effect on me. In … Continue reading



“Craftsmanship is the skilled manipulation of materials in object making. The best craftsmen, artisans and artists have the ability to ‘transfigure matter,’ transforming it through hard work to reveal beauty and occasional magnificence. Throughout history humans have made things to … Continue reading


What is {GOOD}?

Reflecting on Ned Bustard’s first chapter of his book, It Was Good: Making Art to the Glory of God, I found myself stumped and having my views challenged. To reflect on the world as a place that was originally created … Continue reading