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January 25th, 2020

I’m excited to be showing some current work and studies at Brick Gallery. #art #contemporaryart #contemporaryphotography #work #portraiture #makeportraits #newworks #studies #fam #family #artphotography
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7wAmJUnzvB/?igshid=phobv5yf8831

January 10th, 2020

Printing a large image of Millicent (Ma) @francismillicent , my mother. Before working on this image for an upcoming show, I was thinking about the fallacy of individuation, how we are responsible for each other and are endlessly indebted to people and those we love and with whom we have continually interacted. We are in many ways the result of love. That ever-red ventricular source is my mother. Having so many opportunities to fail in building our family up she has triumphed or waned. What does it mean when a person makes then betterment of you their top@priority. So often, cats that share origins stories similar to mine talk about where they come from. Man, mama is that place, from in spirit to in utero, and I’m, we are still, from/at Mama’s, never left, and will always be founded on Ma. I’m so glad the curator chose this piece. This project wouldn’t have been complete without her sitting as a reference to our lives. This train of thought reminds me of what someone told me of destiny’s meaning, that it is the culmination of our ancestors’ (new and old) and our goals and future. Family, my Mama is destinies’ facilitator. Peace, ma. Here we go, like everyday. I love you. Y’all have a good weekend. #mama #origin #theoutset #love #art #contemporaryart #contemporaryphotography #contemporaryportraiture #mediumformat #pentax645z #profoto #portraiture #makeportraits #weallwegot #mother #whereimfrom
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7KUr4MHoG2/?igshid=j0t7rrmjgqao

January 8th, 2020

Alia and Her Boyfriend, San Antonio, 2019. I am going into the Mew Year like Alia @griiffin16 as well, looking outside of a frame. Thanks for the love and collaboration. #autonomy #represenuh #portraits #makeportraits #fam #contemporaryart #contemporaryphotography #contemporaryportraiture #art #past #weallwegot #lights #studio #performance (at San Antonio, Texas)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7EwxxHHC1S/?igshid=2e81ueu6yp7v

January 7th, 2020

…Steppin’ into the new year like @juicy__07 Joshua, eyes of ambition and starry conviction while just being the epitome of alive. Peace and love Thanks as always to the representuh, the sitter, the human by the frame. #portraiture #us #family #weallwegot #contemporaryart #contemporaryportraiture #contemporaryphotography #representing #blues #pentax645z #mediumformat #profoto #studio #allwebe (at San Antonio, Texas)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7BkDB8nst8/?igshid=1ijfo0n5q6j2e

January 6th, 2020

Let’s hang at the studio, talk, remember, think and share. #sitting #breakingbread #makingart #makeportraits
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7AMBKTHzSs/?igshid=1x8xnb70hzwgt

January 6th, 2020

Visit day… #art #thedance #contemporaryart #contemporaryportraiture #photography #iseeyou #iseeus #people #studio (at San Antonio, Texas)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B6_b85sH55-/?igshid=1ttrelhmlf722

December 18th, 2019

ArIse, San Antonio, 2019. I am ever indebted to those that sit to make portraits with me, those like @arlze . I appreciate the opportunities to make work with people about experiences we all might share. One of the more interesting truths within the process of making is that if one approaches our own faithful questions with earnest, with honesty, and holdfast to listen with all we have, it speaks back. We ultimately, in such cycles, learn from ourselves, from sending deep song reverberating against the surfaces of the universe. The covering of bodies and roofs and walls of homes and throughout all outdoors will respond. Something sweet and wise comes back with edifying answer from the mere honest action of asking. Thanks to us for transmitting and receiving and teaching and doing what love does. #people #work #family #weallwegot #makeportraits #hat #contemporaryart #contemporaryportraiture #artwork #contemporaryphotography #photography #love #pentax #light #black #regard #art
https://www.instagram.com/p/B6PKTRGHIaB/?igshid=8giel1d3f2n9

December 17th, 2019

Print test with Edward, San Antonio, 2018… 37.5x50. Scale and detail. @ndnstagram #scale #work #artwork #printtest #printest #etchingpaper #redriverpaper #contemporaryart #contemporaryphotography #contemporaryportraiture #weallwegot #makeportraits #portraits #art
https://www.instagram.com/p/B6MTSlXnAq4/?igshid=xsm2nxb4cirv

December 8th, 2019

I was on my sick flow last night doing a light test inspired by an image I’ve been looking at for the past few weeks. I’m on the mend driven by the modus operandi of parenting. @dr.tyra11 has been holding us down as always with her legendary immune system and soft, diligent bedside manner. I hope everyone is good on the this last and/or first day of the week. Peace to educators and students and to all of us getting through finals and grades. Peace and love #selfportraiture #selfportrait #sick #robe #portraiture #backlighting #me #weallwegot #makeportraits #onthemend #pentax #godox #expression #contemporaryphotography
https://www.instagram.com/p/B50ZIDXn5Qw/?igshid=g6hpr79oio5i

November 11th, 2019

Amon in Blue, San Antonio, 2019. Amon @da_monstar8 in a different mood, blue on blue. I hope everybody is good or on the road to it this Monday. Peace and love. #fam #blue #art #portraiture #contemporaryart #mood #studio #hair #us #jean #denim #makeportraits #black #look #here #teamricohimaging #profoto #profotoglobal #digitalphotography
https://www.instagram.com/p/B4uxr1-HECT/?igshid=10e43tlbcap5