Untitled 6 (aggregate), 2019

Clothing Rubbing: Untitled 6 (aggregate), 2019

This crayon rubbing was produced during a pop-up open studio in Queens. The project was made possible with a grant from The Queens Council on the Arts. 

Approximate Size:
30″ x 30″ (H x W)

Materials:
Wax & Watercolor Crayon on Drafting Film, Saddle Stitched to museum board

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Garment Paintings, 2019

Garment Paintings, 2019
Garment Paintings, 2019
Garment Paintings, 2019

I created this drawing to work out ideas for wall works. The garments and scraps will be stretched on frames, painted, dipped,flocked etc..

Size: 
9″ x 12″ (H x W)

Materials:
140 lb. watercolor block paper & wax pencil

Clothing Stack Clamp Dispersal, 2017-19

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Clamp Study, 2017-19
Clamp Study, 2017-19
Clamp Study, 2017-19

Here I explore the idea of compressing second-hand clothing between plywood blocks, held in place by bar clamps.

Size: 
9″ x 12″ (H x W)

Materials:
140 lb. watercolor block paper & wax pencil

Drawings From the Archive – December, 2018

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Sleeve Landscape 1

Sleeve Landscape 2
Sleeve Landscape 2

Study for a quilt of sorts where the arms project upward.

Stilt House
Stilt House

Fantasy stilt screen-house.

Clothing Wall (clay)
Clothing Wall (clay)

Quick watercolor study for “clothing stack” made from clay.

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Playing Card Sketches, 2018

Clothing Sculpture Drawings: Playing Cards

Playing Card Drawings
Playing Card Drawings

These tiny sketches were created as a conversation starter when designing new works for Eileen Fisher. More about the Eileen Fisher Commission

Approximate Size:
2.5″ x 3.5″ (H x W)

Materials:
Rag paper & colored pencil

Styrofoam Fireplace (dream drawing)

Dream Drawing, September 10th, 2017

Dream Drawing, September 10th, 2017
Dream Drawing, September 10th, 2017

Size: 12″ x 9″

Materials: 200 lb. white paper, pencil & gouache

Dream Drawing, September 10th, 2017. OK, this one is embarrassing! I grew up working in my family’s styrofoam factory. That history is in here somewhere, but the rest, ask Carl Jung…

Stilt House, 2015

Stilt House
Stilt House
Stilt House

A fantasy tiny house complete with screened-in porch.

Size:
12″ x 9″ (H x W)

Materials:
Rag paper, graphite

Clothing Wall (clay), 2015

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Clothing Wall (clay)
Clothing Wall (clay)
Clothing Wall (clay)

A study for a work in clay.

Size: 9″ x 12″ (H x W)

Materials: 140 lb. watercolor block paper, wax pencil & gouache

Plant Prosthetic

Plant Prosthetic

Plant Prosthetic Title: Plant Prosthetic

Size: 12″ x 9″

Materials: 200 lb. white paper & pencil

I have this fantasy that I will create artificial limbs or tree prosthetics for trees that have been injured. When the tree eventually dies, the artificial limbs would be a poetic reference to what was. 

Caterpillar, 2014 (gouache)

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Caterpillar (watercolor)

A drawing inspired by the scarecrows I used to make with my family as a child.

Size: 9″ x 12″

Materials: 140 lb. watercolor block paper, wax pencil & gouache