“O” was inspired by the effects of oxygen on the brain. After meeting with my paired neuroscientist Wesley Vuong and discussing his research I was so excited to start painting. I knew that I wanted an eye as the focal point as part of the research testing was from eyes opened and closed. I added a clock in the eye because research takes time and this research could be taken further. The brainwaves at the top of the piece and the oxygen molecules in a blue and aqua palette tie this piece together.