Employing physical painting and digital media as means of expression, his work addresses culture regarding interpersonal relationships, sense of self, gender, and sexuality.
Pulling inspiration from autobiographical ruminations, often layered with irony and curiosity, he makes thematic use of societal ties to technology in relation to perception of reality.
Justin works intuitively, allowing each piece to develop its personality. He bridges internal and external by translating non-physical states into gestural figures, forms, markings, and patterns. His introspective narratives act as commentary that speaks to our commonality.
Created using digital photography, painted over graphically, cut-and-pasted, and manipulated into the trope of a journey through night. Imagery of trailing light, checker-board windows, trees, and roots appear among blurred fog and debris to create these chaotic environments. Seething with kinetic energy, perpetuating its course as it collides with others.