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
Maker Marathon Week Three edited! When I was in art school I made this ridiculous project for a photo class. I cannot find a picture of the final project (it is literally driving me crazy and my parents crazy who I keep bugging about it) but here is the image of the very first draft. It… Continue reading Why being a Tortured Artist is Dumb
So this necklace is based off a thaumatrope toy that was apparently popular in the 19th century blablabla persistence of vision information information information. I literally have no idea how to pronounce that word I didn’t even know what it was called. It was in a movie once for two seconds and I fell in… Continue reading Maker Marathon Week 2
The Storyteller Wallet was created because I couldn’t find what I wanted in the world, so I tried to figure out how to make it. I think this is the motivation for most makers. I wanted a wallet that was feminist, fun, and functional. I had to go through many many many versions until I… Continue reading Maker Marathon Week 1