The Painful Spectacle of Finding Oneself, 2010-11

Clothing Sculpture: The Painful Spectacle of Finding Oneself

Each unit in this series was created to be exactly as tall as me and explore the physicality of second-hand clothing.

Approximate Size:
6’ x 1’ x 1’ (H x W x D)

Materials:
Folded second-hand clothing, wood and steel

Story, 2010

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Story, 2010

A sketch, drawing as thinking, thinking as drawing.

Size:
9″ x 12″

Materials:
140 lb. white paper and pencil

Voices, 2010

Interactive Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Voices, 2010

Size:
15″ x 11.25″

Materials:
200 lb. white paper, pencil and watercolor

Clamp, 2010

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Clamp, 2010

Size:
10″ x 10″

Materials:
200 lb. white paper & pencil

Scrim, Above, 2010

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Scrim Above, 2010

A sketch for a ceiling piece made from stitched together shirt arms.

Size:
9” x 12”

Materials:
140 lb. white paper and pencil

Scrim Below, 2010

Clothing Sculpture Drawing: Scrim Below, 2010

A sketch for a ceiling piece made from stitched together shirt arms.

Size:
9” x 12”

Materials:
140 lb. white paper and pencil

Social Mobility, 2010

Clothing Sculpture: Social Mobility, 2010

This piece is one of several created for a solo show at The University of Maryland. It was taken for regular walks around campus by gallery staff. This sticker occupied the space on the floor where the piece was displayed when at rest.

Approximate Size:
6′ x 2′ x 2′ (H x W x D)

Materials:
Second-hand clothing, steel, wood, casters, dog-leash

To Draw Next, 2004

Clothing Sculpture Drawings: To Draw Next, 2004
To Draw Next, 2004
To Draw Next, 2004

Size: 15″ x 11″

Materials: 200 lb. white paper & pencil

At one point, I had a pile of sketches about clothing sculptures spread across several sketchbooks. I wanted to develop them into finished drawings so I made this sketch as a sort of to-do list. Many of these thumbnails become finished drawings.