Camouflage Art

For this installation in a Holiday Inn outside of Pittsburgh I created a custom camouflage print matching the hotels color scheme to fill the pre-existing hotel frames. I also created a informercial advertising these prints. The script was written from a mash up of quotes from artists and theorists such as Zizek, Satie, and Brian […]

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Lace Workshops

The workshops I have created start with each student choosing and drawing a lace pattern from my library of lace making manuals. Students then deconstruct their patterns into a grid of knots. Each knot is then translated into a square puzzle piece. Students rearrange and combine each other’s puzzle pieces to create new patterns. Students […]

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Checker Brick House

To design this sculpture I played checkers with local youth at Community Centers, After-School Programs, and Church Luncheons. I chose to make Checker Brick House from one of these games played between two young brothers, beloved in the community, but who have sadly moved away. Every checker on each turn of the two brother’s two-dimensional […]

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Ditches

While researching Irish lace patterns in the summer of 2015, I became fascinated with the many ditches I encountered during my travels. Irish lace motifs are said to be the inspired by local plants. Ditches flatten these plants both creating a cross section of an ecosystem and making the plants they contain form strange, unnatural […]

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Lace School

Lace School is collaborative gameplay celebrating craft culture that stimulates creativity and generates lace in real time. Participants play a strategy game to make patterns which are then translated into knitted lace. Lace School is a tool to gain insight into a craft vernacular. The produced lace acts as a record of the collaborative social environment that the […]

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I.O.P. I.E.D. (Black and White)

In “Inside Out Printer Improvised Explosive Device” (I.O.P. I.E.D.) I explode printer toner onto glass plates. These plates form a cross section of an explosion. I also use these plates to create photographic prints. “I.O.P. I.E.D. Diptych I,” 51.25 x 82.5 inches, cliché verre silver gelatin prints “I.O.P. I.E.D. Diptych II (broken),” 51.25 x 82.5 […]

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I.O.P. I.E.D. (Scaffolds)

In my recent project “Inside Out Printer Improvised Explosive Device” (I.O.P. I.E.D.) I explode printer toner onto glass plates. I construct these “scaffolds” to hold these plates.

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Bitmap Machine: Prints

These are randomly bitmap prints generated using the “Bitmap Machine.” “QR Code: Version 40” and “Bitmap Machine v.3” Installation Shot, Kala Art Institute “QR Code: Version 40,” 2011, Relief Print, 40 x 40 inches “Bitmap Sphereless,” 2011, Relief Print, 36 x 36 inches  “Bitmap: RGB,” 2012, Relief Print, 24 x 72 inches “Bitmap: Snow,” 2012, […]

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