In April of 2013, I was given one month by the Cleveland West Art League to do a large format drawing directly on the wall of their gallery in the 78th Street Studios. Without using any reference photos, I worked from my journals and sketchbooks from 2012, attempting to create an image that would convey a year of experiences. While inventing forms, tiny vignettes, and manifestations of my anxieties, I found that rather than documenting my memories, I was fabricating them. By the end of the residency, I was unable to distinguish fact from fiction. Because I chose to draw directly on the wall, the work was destroyed directly after the exhibition. The significance of this performance still evades me.