My work transforms fiber, recyclables and other found materials using contemporary craft processes.
The shopping cart is the ultimate symbol of American consumer culture.
By combining this symbol with found materials that emote blight and decay, I am expressing my disillusionment with the idealized “American Dream” concept in which equality of opportunity is available to any and all Americans.
Creative placemaking evokes shared emotions.
Art experiences can transform peoples’ perception of being different into a recognition of being the same, as humans. This inspires mutual trust and understanding, unifying and strengthening community identity and pride.
…for my Queen Charlotte wig in progress
I can feel the pain in every single damn moan.
Have a peek at Surface Design Association’s 2023 International Member Exhibition, “Safekeeping” at 108|Contemporary from June 2 through July 23, 2023.