In the course of making more and more of these, I’ve been intrigued by the textures coming out of the layers of different media and the paper itself. Some of the torn piece have been layered and torn twice over. This made me start to think about the sculptural and 3D possibilities of layering the torn paper. Continue reading embroidery, netflix, and torn paper paintings
I’m pleased to announce that I am working on new artworks for a site-specific show, called Through Your Eyes, in the spring at Unterhammer im Karlstal. It took me a little while to get going with the work, but I’m finally getting all my ideas unified into one body, which dovetails comfortably with the work I was already doing. Since it’s a site-specific show, it’s important to … Continue reading New Work for “Through Your Eyes” Show This Spring!
Nearly eight months ago I quit my career to be a full-time artist. It was an extreme transition affecting just about every area of my life. As I have struggled to find my voice and to achieve a new level of maturity and coherence in my work, I have also needed to muster the strength to weather the change and do a much-needed “mental house-cleaning.” … Continue reading Object Meditation
Here are a couple of new drawings I did recently. This drawing of the buttons is an exercise in basic elements of composition. The large button dominates due to its size, but competes with the other button, which has color and is in the foreground. This creates vectors of energy between the two, which are highlighted and diffused by the unravelling thread. This little drawing … Continue reading Artists Who Inspire Me These Days