A Series Fabric, wire, book collage 12" X 10" Trees are silent observers. Their apparent timeless indestructible facade stands witness to everything and anything. When I look at them I think of fairy tales and everyday magic. They make me happy, sad, scared, and awed just like the best stories.
Past art work and wire 20" X 17" X 16" Homage to Failure is a shrine built in honor of all my past failings. It is all my past artwork that I have kept collaged into a sphinx like creature. The Sphinx was a story about a creature with a head of a woman, body… Continue reading Homage to Failure, 2018
Yarn 45" X 62" Flower a Day is constructed by crocheting one flower for everyday for two years. It is supposed to be a practice in mindfulness and a way to battle the race of time. The colors represent different emotions; the closer to blue the more at peace and content I am, the closer… Continue reading Flower a Day, A Two Year Metaphor 2016-2018
Mixed media on leather with wire 26" X 19" Sacred, not Precious is a Self Portrait. It started with my desire to cut open who I am and see what was inside. From there it naturally evolved and developed in different directions. This piece in an apt representation for, like myself, it will never feel… Continue reading Sacred Not Precious, 2018
Mixed media on fabric with thread 28" X 32" Rooted Thoughts illustrates “Thought”. An idea can originate from different places and have different motivations or drives then turn into something very different once it enters reality. In addition it might create unexpected ripples. Click for video.
Embroidery and spray paint on canvas 24" X 24" X 2" Change Your Landscape represents the desire to destroy paralyzing negative thought spirals and change the landscape of your mind to be a more uninhibited place. SOLD at Nasty Women Boston Laconia Gallery September 2017 (all proceeds to Planned Parenthood and Color of Change)
WHAAAAT am I doing- burnout. Have you ever gotten to a point where you are like, “I kinda should really maybe stop blaming other people for my failings”. When growing up with a chalk full of hormones, it is very easy to blame your parents or your circumstance or whatever is conveniently true and blame-able.… Continue reading WHAAAaT am I Doing – Burnout
Creatives who make objects have a responsibility. There needs to be a balance between the desire to create and the desire not to add more junk to the endless human junk-pile. Society is so full of stuff. There is such an emphasis and obsession with physical objects. That makes sense since we are physical beings… Continue reading Objects Worthy of Life?
Having an idea and creating a object is a bit like traveling through dimensions. You have to go from your imagination to reality. I feel like I get lost on that trek more often than not. In my imagination everything is both possible and looks amazing on me. But when I go to make… Continue reading Sewing Under Pressure Sucks
Homage to Failure is a shrine built in honor of all my past failings. It is all my past artwork that I have kept collaged into a sphinx like creature. The Sphinx was a story about a creature with a head of a woman, body of a lion, and wings of an eagle that went… Continue reading Homage to Failure