the ballet

the ballet

30 X 25" Construction mesh, resin, oil paint, Mylar, sea shells, trash, lace, 2013

 

These are multidimensional paintings which contain plant and animal relics that have been suspended in clear resin. 

   Detail of wasp nest, found construction mesh, shells, baroque elements, found trash...      On average, each painting I make has the equivalent of 363 plastic water bottles, which is the equivalent to what two average people use in one year.   

 Detail of wasp nest, found construction mesh, shells, baroque elements, found trash...

 

On average, each painting I make has the equivalent of 363 plastic water bottles, which is the equivalent to what two average people use in one year.   

   Detail of layered plastic bag tail and beta fish...

 Detail of layered plastic bag tail and beta fish...

  Detail of painted plastic bag tail and beta fish... 

Detail of painted plastic bag tail and beta fish... 

the refuge

the refuge

22 x 18"  Acrylic, wood, chop sticks, found plastic, Mylar, resin, oil paint, 2013

 

 

 

These are multidimensional paintings which contain plant and animal relics that have been suspended in clear resin. 

 

 

                        

  detail of cavity with seahorse and pipes....                    
  
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detail of cavity with seahorse and pipes....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Detail of layered pipes, blue carpenter ant on wires, wallpaper...          On average, each painting I make has the equivalent of 363 plastic water bottles, which is the equivalent to what two average people use in one year.         

Detail of layered pipes, blue carpenter ant on wires, wallpaper... 

 

 

On average, each painting I make has the equivalent of 363 plastic water bottles, which is the equivalent to what two average people use in one year.   

 

 

the nursery

the nursery

30 X 24"  Hummingbird, wasp nest, lace, resin, paint, wire, shells, 2013

 



  Detail of the painted hummingbird and the layered tentacles of the jellyfish...

Detail of the painted hummingbird and the layered tentacles of the jellyfish...

  Detail of imbedded hummingbird and paper wasp nest..

Detail of imbedded hummingbird and paper wasp nest..

the interlocutor

the interlocutor

25 x 30" Acrylic, wood, plastic bags, resin, oil paint, lace, Mylar, sea shells, found construction mesh, wire, trash, 2013

   De  tail of plastic bags, lace, painted grasses and mist.

 Detail of plastic bags, lace, painted grasses and mist.

   Detail of the mylar beta fish suspended behind found construction meshes, real and painted plastic bags and lace.

 Detail of the mylar beta fish suspended behind found construction meshes, real and painted plastic bags and lace.

  Detail of baroque relief and painted raven...

Detail of baroque relief and painted raven...

the empire

the empire

36 x 12"  Brood XIX Tennessee cicadas, "Cicada Killer" wasp, resin, paint, Mylar, lace, 2013

   Detail of the cicada killer holding onto a cicada, center...

 Detail of the cicada killer holding onto a cicada, center...

   Detail...

 Detail...

le jardin

le jardin

28 X 22"  Seed pods, electric plug, twig, honey bee, wasps nest, Mylar, lace, mesh, resin, paint, 2013

   Detail of layered painted kelp, wasp nest, lace, and found plastic construction mesh...

 Detail of layered painted kelp, wasp nest, lace, and found plastic construction mesh...

   Detail of sea dragon...

 Detail of sea dragon...

   Detail of electric plug, wild cucumber vine, paper wasp nest, honey bee, and construction mesh...

 Detail of electric plug, wild cucumber vine, paper wasp nest, honey bee, and construction mesh...

juste milieu

juste milieu

30 x 18"  Grackle skull, black widow, bird nest, resin, paint, twig, plastic bags, wire, lace, 2013

   Detail of grackle skull, black widow atop a plastic bag, twig, and bird's nest...

 Detail of grackle skull, black widow atop a plastic bag, twig, and bird's nest...

  Detail of jellyfish...

Detail of jellyfish...

  Detail of birds, nest...

Detail of birds, nest...

inamorata

inamorata

30 X 24"   Arigope Writing Spider, lace, resin, oil paint, found construction mesh, plastic bags, 2013

  Detail of spider, lace, shell and painted leaves...

Detail of spider, lace, shell and painted leaves...

   Detail of painted web-thread stitching, layered through the painted fabric of the bed...

 Detail of painted web-thread stitching, layered through the painted fabric of the bed...

  Detail of two birds stitching a web-thread into eachother's bodies.... shadows fall a quarter inch behind them...  

Detail of two birds stitching a web-thread into eachother's bodies.... shadows fall a quarter inch behind them...