Portfolio

ALABAMA SELKIE: A study in contradiction and identity.

Materials include a ceramic and papier mache bust, papier mache figures clothed in sumac contact printed cotton, iris paper, walnut ink, dried magnolia bracts and thread in frame.

 Installation measurements: 6 feet high x 72 inches wide x 20 inches deep

2018

EMBODIED KNOWLEDGE: I am where I live

    Mixed Media installation      

Materials include eco-dyed and eco contact printed hand sewn quilt and dress, papier mache human and coyote figures, walnut and acrylic ink and graphite drawing of Argiope aurantia spider on iris pape, thread and frame, wooden table found on Alabama roadside.  

installation measurements: 6 feet hight x 72 inches wide x 20 inches deep

2018

THE LICHEN SISTERS

Small mixed media installation made of ceramic and paper figures and pileated woodpecker sculpted hole in wood.

14 inches x 12 inches x 4 inches

2018

 

HOMEBODY

ceramic bust with scraffritto glaze  7 x 5 inches

 

WOMANNATUREARTISTMOTHER: Portrait of the artist   14” x 14” 

embroidered self portrait on baby dress hand sewn from my tablecloth with thread and ribbon.

 

2018

TAKE FLIGHT: Portrait of Calliope

  embroidery and appliqué on canvas  14×12 inches

2018

REACH FOR THE STARS: Portrait of Zaida

    14” x 12”  Embroidery and appliqué on canvas. 

2018

TULIP-TREE SILKMOTH    

embroidery on eco-dyed cotton and repurposed denim    17 x 22 inches

2017

VIRGINIA CREEPER SPHINX  

leaf hammered hand sewn quilt (detail)   58 x 75 inches  

2017

 

DEFY GRAVITY

Graphite on paper 11×14 inches

2018

SELF PORTRAIT IN THE FROG POND

Graphite on paper 11×14 inches

2017

 

GARDEN CROWS

Monotype and india ink on paper 20×24 inches

2017

 

HOWL

acrylic ink on board    11 X 14 inches

2017

STARDUST IN HER HAIR

   watercolor on paper    8 x 8 inches

2017

TANGLED

watercolor and acrylic ink on aquaboard    11 X 14 inches

2017

 

UNDERWATER: worrying about the planet in these hard times

   watercolor and acrylic ink on aquaboard    11 X 14 inches

2017

FAREWELL CASSINI: upon which our connection to Saturn is broken

    watercolor and acrylic ink on aquaboard    11 X 14 inches

2017

 

LEOPARD MOTH

monotype and encaustic on board    5×7 inches

2017

THE MOTH: summer emergence

monotype and encaustic on board   16 x 20 inches

2017

CECROPIA COCOON

monotype and encaustic on board   5×7 inches

2017

 

BROWN BAT

In the Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve collection.

monotype and encaustic on board  8 x 10 inches

 

SWIFTLY FLY HOME

tea bags, walnut dye, wasp wings and graphite on board  20x 24 inches

 

CLEAVE Articulated conjoined figure with dog.

Collaborative piece made with Wendy Flowers Goodwin.  Acrylic on masonite. 5.5 feet tall.

BACK TO NATURE  Painted acrylic head for Head’s Up Alabama.

Currently on display at the UAB Medical Library.