At the Eleventh Hour, 2021
Aluminum air vent, safety pins, hardware, Pez dispenser, found objects, wire, embroidery thread, wooden jigsaw puzzle pieces 12" x 11" x 5"
This piece depicts anxiety about the safety and integrity of this country, as our then President sought to drive through and dismantle the pillars of democracy at the eleventh hour and counting.
Visual Echolalia, 2019
hardware, hardware mesh, paper QR code, wire 15" x 15" x 1"
The duality of our urban culture is visually striking. The old vs. the new--disparate, yet similar. Can they co-exist? History echoes, repeating its admonition to preserve as well as "advance".
Call of the Running Tide, 2017
tulle, die-cut plastic strips, hand-cut fabric applique 66 " x 18" x 6"
This is a call to action to preserve our waters from the rising incidences of toxic red algae which are poisoning marine life, birds and humans around the globe .
Bam! Bam!, 2013
Deconstructed bamboo fan, bamboo strips, mesh, found objects, chicken bones, industrial safety pin, ribbon, wire 12" x 13" x 2"
Bamboo slats from an old Korean fan are interwoven with metal and bones to express my fear about what North Korea is currently creating. My wish is for them to make bamboo, not warheads.
My Saints Oh!, 2010
clay, paper, paint, hardware mesh, bones, chain, found objects, marker 17" x 18" x 4"
The title play on words refers to Monsanto. This corporation's sanctified GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have permanently poisoned our seeds, lands, and our world's wombs.
Into the Finely Woven Earth, 2015
Paper shade, screens, hardware mesh, cellophane, wire, acrylic 18" x 18"
Woven into the very fabric of our earth are countless untold toxins. Cute little abbreviations for abominations continue and continue and continue. Can you read behind the smokescreen?
Discarded electrical component, driftwood, paper map collage, wire, hardware mesh, acrylic, marker 14" x 13" x 3"
The refugee, represented by a naked foot carved of driftwood, is juxtaposed against a sea of jagged wire. Caught in a vise between two hostile worlds, she walks on. His-tory displaces her story.
Held Together by Threads, 2013
Paper, hardware, wire, found objects, paint on canvas 8" x 8" x 1"
The delicately woven strata of our planet is being bombarded by environmental threats. Frogs, the earth's bioindicators, are pleading with us to keep their home alive and well.
Under Siege, 2018
Metal can lids, hardware mesh, gelatin monoptint, metal chain, wire, text 14" x 10" x 3"
When... the body of a woman is dominated, diss-cussed (sic), grabbed by, minimized and ruled by the same one who presides, then...the body of women is under siege.