�27 years old, from Santa Cruz California. I grew up living in the ocean, surfing, swimming, and interacting with mother nature. The Sea always plays a huge part in what I create, be it painting, mixed media, sculpture or otherwise. The town of Santa Cruz also plays a part in my creative process. The town itself is a very beautiful, but �a very small town. Because it is so beautiful it is very hard to leave and I see a lot of friends fall by the wayside. My art is a personal journey to escape the golden cage that is a beautiful small town.