C A P T A I N
"The Captain" / 2016
Gouache and Collage on found wood
Excerpt from Degree Thesis:
"...the captain is the pinnacle of power and masculinity aboard the whaling vessels. He owned the seas. A solitary man despite living on such a bustling ship, the captain stands alone from his motley crew of men. His burden of the success of the expeditions and the preservation of life weighs solidly upon his shoulders. He is stoicism, wealth, prosperity, and cold calculating power. Like the snake, the captain represents potency, coiled and ready to strike..."