This body of work was created for a solo exhibition at the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead, Minnesota. Utilizing harvested sage, lavender and various seeds, the work turned the space into a sensory experience for the viewer.
I used locally found and self harvested seed varieties to create growth patterns on the plant structures.
These sculptures were entirely sewn by hand.
BFA Exhibition, 2016
I was lucky to have the freedom and support to explore various materials in my undergrad studies. My capstone was my first attempt in turning a space into an experience.
This confrontational piece was a direct commentary on the decision to lay a pipeline through The Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada. Installed low in a busy hallway, the viewer was forced to be uncomfortably close to an unfamiliar object.
With a perceived mass, the line work of this piece creates a void where a viewer can use their imagination to fill in the vacant spaces. Based off of a once heard poem, the love of being alone on a cold, dark ocean floor outweighs the everyday routine we are forced to live in our day to day lives. The wanting for seclusion exemplifies the empty spaces found within the figure.
Metal, Wood, Bronze
Foam, Spackling, Acrylic Paint, Polycrylic
This History Of
This piece was based off of an assignment my upper level sculpture class was given. We were provided access to the retired slide library, giving us the material to create something with. I utilized the old hand painted slides at the base and then cut out film from the newer slides to create a collage effect.
Glass, Film, Solder, Metal, Wood, Lightbulb
I have started experimenting with making combs in my spare time.