Benjamin L.M. embraces art and the art-making process with a passion that borders on reverence.
YoungHee Woo’s major source of inspiration is the idea of interconnectedness of life and death processes. Scrutiny of this question yields her intriguing, often mesmerizing works.
“I never had a mentor. I am self-taught and worked many years before I found my personal style, which is based mainly on street art and comic books.”
“My artworks strive to project an alternate sense of reality which is not solely based on what is visible, but another reality projected by allowing my subconscious to freely express itself.”
“An ex-national swimmer and now an avid Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boarder, I take a lot of inspiration from the ocean.”
“This young project is where I landed in my attempt to photograph those who had immigrated to the U.S. from countries in Africa and had integrated into the American ethos.” – Zie Otto
“I sign on to the notion that in art, everything is permitted.”
“The main impetus of my work is liberating one’s mind, self, and society. I reach deep into all that is true in myself and my unconscious mind, whether it is an experience or a dream.”
“The concept of my work is to find pure, primitive natural conditions that are forgotten in the contemporary world.”
“With each brush stroke, the painting “speaks” to me and directs my next move.” – Larry Greenberg