HANDMADE BY HOPP

INTERACTIVE/INSTALLATION

1. Living Shrine

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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.

 

2. Tarot/Oracle

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Collected objects spanning many a year find their way home.

9.5″ x 13.5″

 

 

PAINTINGS

1. Faces Infinite

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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″

Purchased

 

2. Flower-Eyed Woman

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She can grow roses from her eyes and hair. Acrylic on canvas.

15.5″ x 19.5″

 

3. Watery Friends

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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

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Experimentation in constructing a tiny village made up of oil and gold leaf.

15″  x  30″

 

5. Loss

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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″

Purchased

 

6. Living Light

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Experimenting with color, texture and depth.

16″ x 30″

 

7. Magical Realism World

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Magical, watercolor realm of unending sunsets, cloud hammocks swinging in the sky, spindly gnome homes and majestic mountains.

10.5″ x 15.5″

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

1. Paris, France

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2. Kansas City, MO

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3. Omaha, NE

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Many more photographs at:

https://skyvacuum.wordpress.com/

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