Till.

Till, 2018 mud, wax Through use of the archive (both personal and acquired), my work examines the socioeconomic makeup of the Rust Belt and how it affects society. Using vernacular objects and imagery, I construct narratives of place that elevate the ordinary by means of arrangement and transformation. My practice uses stand-ins for specific memories …

Pillar.

The house was ablaze, but I feared looking back. What if I too were a pillar of salt?       Pillar, 2018 4.24" x 5'10" found photographs, metal, wax, dirt The column of light boxes speak to my religious upbringing and continuous struggle with justifying my leaving home. The poem references the biblical story …

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.

Installation Day.

What do you get when you put three passionate, intelligent, professional, classy and hardworking ladies in a gallery space together for five hours?  quietly taking shape.  Come to Acock Gallery now through Friday to see what a summer of dedication to the arts looks like; I promise you will not be disappointed.  I would also …