These collaborative pieces drawn and painted by my daughter, Imogen, are inspired by the House-Tree-Person psychological assessment – with my embellishments and papercraft techniques offering a merging of my daughter’s concepts of home, environment, and figure with my own.
The girl I once was and the woman I have become create an ever-changing dialogue in my artwork about identity and sense of belonging. In my waking state I am conscious of my present self, however, my dreams and memories often force me to confront the ghosts of my past. By combining a variety of […]
These artworks are made from appropriated and repurposed ceramics studio leftovers and turkey bones, both bound to be buried forever in the trash heap of things that do not decompose. This is a statement about the resilience of alumina and silica, which creates framework, and the fragile aspects of life which show growth and beauty. […]
Time is construct, constraint, and content within my work. I love the consistency and comfort of time, yet, in my perceived acceptance I also struggle. 60 minutes can feel both a fleeting moment and an eternity. I have my head down and suddenly discover, a month has passed – or 22 years. In a similar […]
Being a single mom of three teens, sexuality is a common topic. After several years of a casual focus on plein air watercolors, I began exploring the topic of genitalia, gender, and sexuality. Just like Hokusai’s 36 views of Mount Fuji, I am also creating a series of 36 but my landscape is the human […]
My work with line and narrative has been a continuous thread of my story for years, resurfacing when I most need to make sense of my own story. My tangled line follows no path as each narrative unfolds, diffracting the reflection I have grown accustomed to. At first glance, these compositions read highly narrative, at […]
My paintings are inspired by the emotional qualities I sense in the experience I am communicating. As I work, I think about music and dance – how the variety of rhythms, movements and sounds are woven throughout the composition and how the forms, patterns, lines and colors dance within the canvas and speak for me. […]