I utilized heat and chemicals to play with a new form of art making paralleling traditional fine art genres to create these ‘paintings' which are a collection of crystallized chemicals on glass slides. The majority of the chemicals I utilized are over-the-counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen and aspirin. I influenced the crystal patterns shown on the paintings by utilizing varying temperatures and pressure points.

Each crystal painting is

Synthetic crystals, polarizing film, custom aluminum lightbox
7x7 in.