Flower a Day, A Two Year Metaphor 2016-2020

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 to red the more uncomfortable and unbalanced I feel. I repeat colors when I miss a series of days to show the weeks I was not paying attention as well as I could.

Flower Crochet Pattern Here.

Sacred Not Precious, 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 finished.

Originals: Homage to Failure

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 around asking everyone the same riddle. Many people failed to answer and only person succeeded. It represents the overpowering importance of the discarded journey.

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