Prickle
Prickle

Prickle, 2019 slip-cast porcelain, resistors 4"h x 9"w x 4"d

Skitter
Skitter

Skitter, 2019 slip-cast porcelain, diodes 5"h x 12"w x 6"d

Radiate I, 2017
Radiate I, 2017

resistors on archival foam core 16"h x 16"w

Prickle
Prickle

Prickle, 2019 slip-cast porcelain, resistors 4"h x 9"w x 4"d

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Current Work: Resistors & Capacitors 

 

Normally found on circuit boards, resistors and capacitors come alive in sculptural and flat works. Clay, wood, and paper serve as bases upon which I build with these candy-colored elements. Their electrical function is obsolete as I focus on their aesthetic potential.

 

 

 

Quad-,  2013
Quad-, 2013

hydro-stone, glitter, 11"h x 10 x 10

Quad-, detail
Quad-, detail

Heavy is the Sea of Trees, detail
Heavy is the Sea of Trees, detail

Quad-,  2013
Quad-, 2013

hydro-stone, glitter, 11"h x 10 x 10

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2012- 2013: Plaster 

 

These sculptures explore naturalistic forms made from plaster and hydro-stone, juxtaposed with materials such as glitter, wood, and plastic. I was interested in working with plaster in less traditional sculptural ways; casting it over forms, or letting it set in a seemingly liquid state- evoking the sensation more of a living organism than of a heavy construction material.

 

 

 

Tether, 2013
Tether, 2013

graphite on vellum, 23"h x 28

Roost, 2013
Roost, 2013

graphite on vellum, 28"h x 23

Outlier, 2012
Outlier, 2012

Ink on tracing paper and vellum, 18"h x 24

Tether, 2013
Tether, 2013

graphite on vellum, 23"h x 28

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2012 - 2014: Drawings 

 

Drawings are an expression of my sculptural work. The two-dimensional surface allows me to depict forms in more extensive and surreal environments. They can be representational or contour line, graphite or ink. I enjoy drawing on vellum which allows layering and translucency.

 

 

 

Divested, 2014
Divested, 2014

micro-film, dimensions variable installation at USF using micro-film from the University library

Divested
Divested

detail student groups were invited to read and play inside the film columns

Hover
Hover

detail

Divested, 2014
Divested, 2014

micro-film, dimensions variable installation at USF using micro-film from the University library

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2009 - 2014: Film, & Plastic 

 

Whether a small sculpture or a room-sized installation, these works subvert and transform common synthetic materials.

 

 

 

Sublimation, 2012
Sublimation, 2012

glass vials, glue, 8"h x 10"diameter

Burgeon, 2012
Burgeon, 2012

glass vials, glue, 12"h x 12"diameter

Cluster, detail
Cluster, detail

Sublimation, 2012
Sublimation, 2012

glass vials, glue, 8"h x 10"diameter

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2007 - 2012: Glass, Window Blinds, & Office Supplies 

 

Lab glass sculptures, receipt paper installations, and obsessions with organizational office materials from binder clips to reenforcement stickers. All of these pieces take ordinary objects and reveal their potential for the sublime.

 

 

 

Support, 2008
Support, 2008

tape, medical tubing, mixed media, 48"h x 264 x 18

Support, detail
Support, detail

Room for Recovery, detail
Room for Recovery, detail

Support, 2008
Support, 2008

tape, medical tubing, mixed media, 48"h x 264 x 18

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2005 - 2007: Tape

 

For years I worked with tape- the rolls of adhesive found on most desks. The forms I built were singular sculptures, but they also worked in concert to create larger installations.

 

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