Collagraph, chine colle, thread, found pages21" x 28"
Women and flowers are both symbols of life. The impression of a dress is juxtaposed on pages of the botany of flowers, looking at how flowers are used both to support a traditional feminine ideal and in topics of female sexuality.
Found photos, thread, mull, selected text pages, aluminum frame42" x 36" x 3"
A feminine lineage described not by the presence of women, but by their absence- the women removed and replaced with thread, mull and obscured pages painting a picture of a lineage lost to time, voices not heard.