When I hear sound, I simultaneously see a color and light show. I have synesthesia, a neurological condition that links my auditory and visual senses. When I realized that not everyone sees the beauty of sound, I decided to paint songs so others could experience the visual richness of music.


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Creating these pieces has since become powerful therapy for me as I struggle with grief, depression, and anxiety. My art allows me to express both pain and beauty. It also reminds me that I am capable of producing and sharing radiance even when I am in the midst of hopelessness and despair.

Sometimes I’ll make art that is not explicitly a synesthetic expression, but sound always plays a role. If I want to create an abstract piece that represents grief, I’ll listen to music which evokes colors that best communicate the emotion. If I’m painting a tree, whatever I hear will direct the shapes and hues of the leaves.

The primary medium I use is ink, which I manipulate with blown air, gravity, and brushes to mimic the spontaneous fluidity of what sound looks like.

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“I Love You and I Will Die For You” inspired by alt-J’s Bloodflood Pt. II

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“Peacebone” inspired by Animal Collective’s Peacebone

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“Spectrolite” inspired by Bayonne’s Spectrolite

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“Lovely Day” inspired by alt-J’s Lovely Day

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“So Far From Saving” inspired by Bon Iver’s 33 “GOD”

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“Sleeplessly Embracing” inspired by alt-J’s Hunger of the Pine

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“Being Alone” inspired by Love On A Real Train’s Being Alone

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“Hold Back the Curse of the Light” inspired by Exitmusic’s Passage

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“We Can Get It Back” inspired by Mutemath’s In No Time

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“Weightless” inspired by Marconi Union’s Weightless Part 1

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