Prophetic Characters (2015) is a set of five typographic works that appropriate fortune cookie phrases—truisms and benign prophecies that could easily apply to anyone. I separate the words onto two surfaces—the print and glazing (embedded acrylic letters)—to delay the time it takes for the viewer to grasp what they already know. This delay doesn’t actually deter the viewer from reading the text. In fact, the obstacle is often an encouragement.

 Deeds Speak (2015)   Acrylic, pigment inkjet print 
 What They Seem (2015)   Acrylic, pigment inkjet print 
 Detail of Use Force,2015   Embedded acrylic letters 
 2016 Ballroom Projects exhibition