As an artist, one of my main goals is to raise awareness to social occurrences that I view are controversial within our society. I utilize the medium of photography, printmaking and my sociological imagination in order to produce work that not only addresses certain issues I view as provocative within our world but also provides sociological data that can help address and come to a conclusion on certain matters. Monochromatic film photography is key for my artistic process because I believe that the use of black and white allows individuals to focus on the content and message being presented. The incorporation of printmaking is also essential because it allows me to be more involved physically with the work I am producing. I enjoy creating interdisciplinary work on the grounds that it allows me to convey a message to my audience that is both mentally stimulating and compelling in addition to it being aesthetically pleasing.