Unclean.

No matter how hard I scrub my feet, this holy ground still deems me unclean. Video to come.

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Lessons From Home.

At the age of 19, I broke off my engagement and left the rural farming community in which I was raised. Lessons from Home explores what could have been if I had stayed. Each vignette combines specific memories with stereotypes, expectations and idealizations of place.

Every New Place.

Year one is almost over and while I will spend another post discussing art, this one is dedicated to all of the wonderful new places I have been. I had chosen to go to graduate school in Tucson partly because of its proximity to the natural world. This first year of school has been more …

Mementos.

Everything is a work in process. Here is a look at graduate school semester two, a sneak peek of what has been happening in my studio. How do you document a place you no longer have access to, a place that is two thousand miles away? Before I left Ohio and drove thirty hours across …

Somewhere Between.

I need to write again, and I promise that I will. I need to for my sanity and my practice - my practice especially. Maybe I haven’t been writing because everything about my work has changed; maybe I have yet to find the words (although I am aware that this is a thin excuse, that …

That First Leap.

It’s important to understand that you can do anything that you set your mind to. I don’t mean that in a cheesy inspirational quote kind of way, but in an honest to god, you are so much stronger than you think kind of way. I am 2,000 miles away from any sort of familiarity. It …

All of the Possibilities.

This year's all encompassing blog post is proof that 365 days are more than enough to make major changes to your life. One year ago I was overwhelmed with seasonal depression and feelings of loneliness and immobility. 2016 was a year of gallery shows and new work. I finally felt like I was a real …