Cadence Hooks is a painter and installation artist based in New York City. She communicates through color, in various media. Cadence's work incorporates natural drips and textures to create fantastic images that reveal how people bruise in dark and beautiful ways. Cadence's world is one of nostalgia , dreams, and desires. She explores how creation and destruction shape our perceptions and our worlds. Cadence's work investigates vulnerability as a necessary experience of human consciousness. She journeys into the depths of the mind and finds madness in her work, which often leads to personal renewal. Rebirth and sexual & emotional liberation are common themes in Cadence's work. Through chaos and destruction Cadence finds the cyclical nature of each.