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)
2. 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.
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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