In the Studio
What Melts Away
We are always collaborating on our shared future. We can choose to move forward, fully conscious, and educated about our actions or remain unconscious about our actions and keep the...Read more
The Human Power of Naming: Taxonomy and Claiming Territorial Titles.
When my daughter was young, we would enjoy exploring early taxonomic classification and organize our little world into the preset categories of “Bear-like,” “Dog-like,” and “Cat-like.” We spent hours naming animals...Read more
Blossoms are Bigger than Barriers
So, how do the big flowers fit into the art I make? My deep love of nature began early in my youth. I was ecstatic to see photos of...Read more
Both/And not Either/Or
About 10 years ago, I saw an amazing skill…from a cuttlefish. This cuttlefish could change his entire body’s color, shape, and texture to camouflage with his surroundings. An expert, he...Read more
Microbes, the Mindset, and Marketing
This is a time in our human civilization when information sharing has helped to catapult the integral role that our microbial brothers have on every aspect of our daily lives from our food cravings and gut health to their abilities to affect food production, water, air, and our living environments.Read more
Material Evolutions - Notes about the series.
Edges, walls, borders and fences all present varied possibilities. This series explores these demarcations utilizing the "DNA" of well-loved jewelry and clothing to build new interactions. How did the series come about?...Read more
Glint Upon Awakening
A series of 7 reimagined painted pisco liquor bottles. Some of my fondest memories are of family gatherings where the clinking of glasses blended in with live music, and laughter of...Read more
This series is an act of seeding. It began this season during the disruption that is spring, and collision of variables that woke the dormant, and broke through the impenetrable routine of everyday acceptance.
Using foundational items, like seed pods, wood, stones, and shells, as the seed material for creation, I become the soil.