What am I Worth? An Artist’s Manifesto

I have chosen a career that is defined by my ability to create emotional responses through images. I have embraced it as a way of life, as a truth that cannot be denied. For me, there is no alternative, because this is who I was created to be. I have devoted countless hours and dollars... Continue Reading →

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My Liberation Does Not Equal Your Oppression

As a queer person, I have a duty to dispel falsehoods about what it means to be identify somewhere under the LGBTQ+ spectrum. If I do not live up to that duty, they I am being untrue to myself. And with that responsibility, I have to make clear to people when their beliefs and statements... Continue Reading →

Nudity and Art: Living my Truth

Being a performance artist, burlesque dancer and alternative model, nudity and the human form have become a place of comfort and power for me. I embrace the strength I have in my physical body, a force that allows me to create images, memories, emotional responses through movement. Growing up, the brutal teasing from my peers,... Continue Reading →

Falling/Flying – Derek Jackson of Hi Tiger

I have been fortunate enough to collaborate with this highly talented and multi-dimensional artist off and on for nearly 6 years. I am always impressed with his dedication, commitment to his art, and his all around aesthetic. Derek is the lead singer and creative director of Hi Tiger, a music performance art group that merges visual... Continue Reading →

What Pride Means to Me

What an honor to be on the cover of Dispatch Magazine, in an article about Pride. To be a face that will be seen by thousands. To speak words that ring true to me, and see my voice in print, alongside the voices of five others in my LGBTQ community, I am humbled. I can’t... Continue Reading →

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