I started this drawing project in 2006. I used coffee with pencil, color inks, and breath-blowing for many years to create my work. Starting in 2020, I continued the idea but stopped using coffee as my primary material. Inspired by Chinese Splash Ink Paintings and artists like John Cage, William Anastasi, Cy Twombly, Julie Mehretu, and improvisational music, the lines in my works are organic, fluid, and uncertain dancing in the space of in-betweenness, randomness and consciousness and heightened by marks of improvisation. The conscious self loses in the creative process guided by intuition and feelings, bringing incredible foresight beyond preconceived notions and sometimes words. It innately mirrors the indeterminate nature of our everyday reality upon the reliance on interdependent elements, reflections, and perceptions to arrive at a work's completion. Media are interrelated. The underlying of my work derives from everyday human experiences and emotions, social realities and their complexity. The sizes of my drawings are 12"x9", 9"x12", 30"x22", 22"x30", and 8"x8". My current project, "Moving Drawing," crosses drawing, video and sound.
NC8x8 Drawing #30, January 19, 2024, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #29, January 12, 2024, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #28, January 10, 2024, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #27, November 29, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #26, November 20, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #25, October 26, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #24, October 13, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #23, August 30, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #22, August 29, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #21, August 17, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #18, August 14, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
2023 8"x8" Drawing #S1, Music by Steve Roden "VIEW" album 
Track 4 "Untitled", Duration: 16:28
Had some fun with these two synesthetic drawings –
the first time listening, the same duration.
2023 8"x8" Drawing #S2, Music by Steve Roden "VIEW" album 
Track 1 "Untitled", Duration: 16:04​​​​​​​
NC8x8 Drawing #17, February 25, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink​​​​​​​
NC8x8 Drawing #16, February 15, 2023, 8"x8", pencil and color ink​​​​​​​
NC8x8 Drawing #14, March 28, 2022, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #13, March 11, 2022, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #12, March 1, 2022, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #11, Feb 2, 2022, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 drawing #5, #6, and #7 and the Moving Drawing #1 video below, are together an interdisciplinary project. It involves two stages and a video recording. The drawing movements in the video were handheld cellphone recordings while listening to Hilary Hahn's 1997 J.S. Bach's Chaconne for solo violin performance. The 2nd part of the project was to divide that drawing into three 8 "x 8" pieces and finish them as the #5, #6, and #7 NC8x8 drawings, as seen separately. The form of each drawing dances between randomness and consciousness, heightened by marks of improvisation. The creative process mirrors the unpredictable nature of our daily life upon the reliance on interdependent elements and trusts to arrive at a work's completion.
Moving Drawing #1 was created for J.S. Bach's Chaconne for Solo Violin for the 2021 CreArt Web Music Festival.
https://vimeo.com/607672772
Finished drawing after Bach's video – NC8x8 Drawing #5, 2021, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
Finished drawing after Bach's video – NC8x8 Drawing #6, 2021, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
Finished drawing after Bach's video – NC8x8 Drawing #7, 2021, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #10, 2021, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #9, 2021, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC8x8 Drawing #8, 2021, 8"x8", pencil and color ink
NC Drawing #7, 2021, 12"x9", pencil and color ink
NC Drawing #6, 2021, 12"x9", pencil and color ink
NC Drawing #8, 2021, 12"x9", pencil and color ink
NC Drawing #4, 2020, 12"x9", pencil and color ink
NC Drawing #2, 2020, 12"x9", pencil and color ink
NC Drawing #5, 2021, 12"x9", pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #5, 2015, 18"x24", coffee, pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #4, 2014, 18"x24", coffee, pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #3, 2014, 18"x24", coffee, pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #10, 2018, 30"x22", coffee, pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #9, 2016, 24"x18", coffee, pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #6, 2015, 24"x18", coffee, pencil and color ink
Big Drawing #7, 2015, 24"x18", coffee, pencil and color ink
#50, 12"x9", 2018, coffee, pencil and color ink
#48, 12"x9", 2017, coffee, pencil and color ink
#40, 12"x9", 2016, coffee, pencil and color ink
#29, 9"x12", 2010, coffee, pencil and color ink
#28, 9"x12", 2010, coffee, pencil and color ink (sold)
#25, 9"x12", 2008, coffee and pencil (sold)
#22, 9"x12", 2007, coffee and pencil
#8, 9"x12", 2006, coffee and pencil
#7, 9"x12", 2006, coffee and pencil
#6, 9"x12", 2006, coffee and pencil

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