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  • 01. “Autumn Waters" Monoprint on mulberry paper applied directly to the wall. 2018

  • 02. “Installation, Sky Well Series" Monoprint, pastels and charcoal on mulberry paper. 2018

  • 03. “Swan Stone” Monoprint, pastels and charcoal on mulberry paper. 2018 105" x 120" Here, the constellation Cygnus extends across the Milky Way as it would be seen in the autumn sky. The season holds particular significance, as Earth's orbit begins to turn us toward the periphery of the galaxy in autumn (in summer, we face its center). This large scale drawing invites the viewer to look into something both familiar and terrestrial - the stone - to see another realm, the celestial night sky.

  • 04. “Swan Stone, detail image” Monoprint, pastels and charcoal on mulberry paper. 2018 105" x 120"

  • 05. “Dark Ground, diptych” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2017 60" x 125" each panel

  • 06. “Dark Ground, detail image” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2017 60" x 125" each panel

  • 07. “Dark Ground, installation” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2017 60" x 125" each panel

  • 08. “To and From the Ground” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2016 96” x 60”

  • 09. “To and From the Ground, detail image” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2016 96” x 60”

  • 10. “Bark Skin, installation” Loose pigment powders, gouache, charcoal, distressed paper. 2017 144" x 60" each panel

  • 11. “Bark Skin, detail image” Loose pigment powders, gouache, charcoal, distressed paper. 2017 144" x 60" each panel

  • 12. “Hubris of Orion” Charcoal and Gouache on unprimed canvas. 2016 126” x 90”

  • 13. “Unknown Relic” Monoprint 2017 22” x 18”

  • 14. “Rosetta Stone Back Side” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 52" x 42"

  • 15. “A Time Apart” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 55" x 48" In this diptych a connection is drawn between two disparate objects: the fossil of a dinosaur egg is approximately 70 million years old; the NGC 5585 Galaxy is approximately 70 million light years away. The light we see from the galaxy left its stars when the egg was laid.

  • 16. Installation of “Rosetta Stone Back Side” and “A Time Apart” in “What Remains” exhibition 2016 Haw Contemporary, Kansas City

  • 17. “Orion Star Map, diptych” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 32" x 23" each In this drawing I have superimposed the image of an archeological object (one of the oldest known representations of the human form, dated c. 35,000 BCE, and thought to be the first star chart following the movements of the Orion constellation) against the image of the constellation of Orion, which I observed this past winter. Suspended in space my imagery draws a connection between the observable constellation and the anthropomorphic image depicted on the object. This long standing tradition of seeing images of ourselves in the sky, and conjuring stories about how stars came to be where they are, is a beautiful record of human beings trying to understand the vast world around them.

  • 18. “Ancient Cuneiform Planisphere” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 10"x10" This drawing represents a circular clay tablet called a planisphere, which maps various constellations. It is from the Neo-Assyrian Empire. With contemporary computer analysis it has been determined that the tablet accurately depicts the night sky of January 3-4, 650 BCE, over Nineveh.

  • 19. “Venus” Oil paint on canvas with an absorbent ground and rabbit skin glue. 2015 9" x 12" This is a painting representing both the planet Venus as it appears in the sky at its greatest elongation (the night when it appears highest in the sky), and a sculpture of the Roman goddess Venus. In this painting I draw attention to the history of anthropomorphizing celestial objects--that is to say, seeing versions of ourselves in the stars in order to understand and create meaning from them.

  • 20. “A Kinship” Oil paint on linen with an absorbent ground and rabbit skin glue. 2015 32" x 36" This painting uses art historical references, like the posture of the nude figure and color palette, in order to elevate the intimate connection between humans and rats—a species with whom we share 99% of our DNA.

  • 21. “Pursuit Of Knowledge” Oil paint on canvas with an absorbent ground and rabbit skin glue. 2015 36" x 52" This painting explores the interplay between our quest for knowledge and fascination with mystery. In the image a figure is placed in front of a table of four objects-- a compass, a gyroscope, a prism, and a marble of the earth. The figure gestures to reach out for these objects which represent advancements in human knowledge and discovery, while holding a sculpture of the Venus of Willendorf—an ancient spiritual symbol.

  • 02. “Installation, Sky Well Series" Monoprint, pastels and charcoal on mulberry paper. 2018

  • 03. “Swan Stone” Monoprint, pastels and charcoal on mulberry paper. 2018 105" x 120" Here, the constellation Cygnus extends across the Milky Way as it would be seen in the autumn sky. The season holds particular significance, as Earth's orbit begins to turn us toward the periphery of the galaxy in autumn (in summer, we face its center). This large scale drawing invites the viewer to look into something both familiar and terrestrial - the stone - to see another realm, the celestial night sky.

  • 04. “Swan Stone, detail image” Monoprint, pastels and charcoal on mulberry paper. 2018 105" x 120"

  • 05. “Dark Ground, diptych” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2017 60" x 125" each panel

  • 06. “Dark Ground, detail image” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2017 60" x 125" each panel

  • 07. “Dark Ground, installation” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2017 60" x 125" each panel

  • 08. “To and From the Ground” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2016 96” x 60”

  • 09. “To and From the Ground, detail image” Silk screen and ink on paper. 2016 96” x 60”

  • 10. “Bark Skin, installation” Loose pigment powders, gouache, charcoal, distressed paper. 2017 144" x 60" each panel

  • 11. “Bark Skin, detail image” Loose pigment powders, gouache, charcoal, distressed paper. 2017 144" x 60" each panel

  • 12. “Hubris of Orion” Charcoal and Gouache on unprimed canvas. 2016 126” x 90”

  • 13. “Unknown Relic” Monoprint 2017 22” x 18”

  • 14. “Rosetta Stone Back Side” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 52" x 42"

  • 15. “A Time Apart” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 55" x 48" In this diptych a connection is drawn between two disparate objects: the fossil of a dinosaur egg is approximately 70 million years old; the NGC 5585 Galaxy is approximately 70 million light years away. The light we see from the galaxy left its stars when the egg was laid.

  • 16. Installation of “Rosetta Stone Back Side” and “A Time Apart” in “What Remains” exhibition 2016 Haw Contemporary, Kansas City

  • 17. “Orion Star Map, diptych” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 32" x 23" each In this drawing I have superimposed the image of an archeological object (one of the oldest known representations of the human form, dated c. 35,000 BCE, and thought to be the first star chart following the movements of the Orion constellation) against the image of the constellation of Orion, which I observed this past winter. Suspended in space my imagery draws a connection between the observable constellation and the anthropomorphic image depicted on the object. This long standing tradition of seeing images of ourselves in the sky, and conjuring stories about how stars came to be where they are, is a beautiful record of human beings trying to understand the vast world around them.

  • 18. “Ancient Cuneiform Planisphere” Pastel pencil and gouache on paper. 2016 10"x10" This drawing represents a circular clay tablet called a planisphere, which maps various constellations. It is from the Neo-Assyrian Empire. With contemporary computer analysis it has been determined that the tablet accurately depicts the night sky of January 3-4, 650 BCE, over Nineveh.

  • 19. “Venus” Oil paint on canvas with an absorbent ground and rabbit skin glue. 2015 9" x 12" This is a painting representing both the planet Venus as it appears in the sky at its greatest elongation (the night when it appears highest in the sky), and a sculpture of the Roman goddess Venus. In this painting I draw attention to the history of anthropomorphizing celestial objects--that is to say, seeing versions of ourselves in the stars in order to understand and create meaning from them.

  • 20. “A Kinship” Oil paint on linen with an absorbent ground and rabbit skin glue. 2015 32" x 36" This painting uses art historical references, like the posture of the nude figure and color palette, in order to elevate the intimate connection between humans and rats—a species with whom we share 99% of our DNA.

  • 21. “Pursuit Of Knowledge” Oil paint on canvas with an absorbent ground and rabbit skin glue. 2015 36" x 52" This painting explores the interplay between our quest for knowledge and fascination with mystery. In the image a figure is placed in front of a table of four objects-- a compass, a gyroscope, a prism, and a marble of the earth. The figure gestures to reach out for these objects which represent advancements in human knowledge and discovery, while holding a sculpture of the Venus of Willendorf—an ancient spiritual symbol.