1. Living Shrine
Living shrine constructed during my artist residency at Elsewhere Studios in Paonia, CO. Space developed in an old kiln shed using obscene a
mounts of cardboard to build the walls and shelves filled with tiny, collected objects.
These cards were made in Aix-en-Provence, France and Kansas City, MO. They reflect the experience of leaving a home I grew into to return to the home I outgrew, as well as the people who shaped the feeling of both homes.
Presented May 2017 at the BFF Art Fest in Omaha, NE and May 2016 at Greenlease Gallery- Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO.
2.5″ x 4.5″ (cards)
3. Shadowbox Shrine
This shrine is made up of collected objects found out in the world who were given a new home. The brown parchment explains who they are.
12″ x 13.5″
4. Mother Mary Shrine
A shrine to honor the feminine divine including Mother Mary, Patti Smith, my dearest Grandmother, the angels, and all free females of the earthly plane.
12.5″ x 16.5″
5. Grandma Shrines
Shrines to honor my 96-year old grandmothers Joanne and Betty. These spaces are meant to pay gratitude their lives as adventurers; humans filled with immense mystery, strength and intricacy.
7.5″ x 9″
6″ x 8″
6. Cabinet of Curiosities
Collected objects spanning many a year find their way home.
9.5″ x 13.5″
1. Faces Infinite
Contour line drawing; oil on wood panel. Featured on neighborhood banners chosen by the Omaha Benson First Friday (BFF) Art Festival committee.
16″ x 48″
2. Flower-Eyed Woman
She can grow roses from her eyes and hair. Acrylic on canvas.
15.5″ x 19.5″
3. Watery Friends
This oil piece was painted during a period of perceived loss and the powers accompanying me throughout this time.
29.5″ x 24″
4. Gnome Mountains
Experimentation in constructing a tiny village made up of oil and gold leaf.
15″ x 30″
This watercolor piece was commissioned by a friend of mine, who asked for loss manifested in form. Nothing really ever goes away as we think it does.
24″ x 13.5″
6. Living Light
Experimenting with color, texture and depth.
16″ x 30″
7. Magical Realism World
Magical, watercolor realm of unending sunsets, cloud hammocks swinging in the sky, spindly gnome homes and majestic mountains.
10.5″ x 15.5″
1. Paris, France
2. Kansas City, MO
3. Omaha, NE
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