Welcome to my new website. I created this more friendly user website and blog so I can communicate more easily and often. I kept the look and feel of my earlier site, but this one allows you to keep up to date with my latest projects, exhibitions, collaborations, news, video animations, and other art projects. Feel free to look around and share the site with people you think might enjoy my work.
In the last few months I have been busy with two projects. At the Palo Alto Art Center I created Vertical Garden, an installation made with the help of the local community for the opening show Community Creates. This exhibition celebrates the Palo Alto Art Center’s unique institutional history and their ongoing commitment to the community. Vertical Garden is an engaging sculptural installation featuring plant-like sculptures that appear to be growing directly out of the gallery wall. The sculpted ferns were crafted by community members out of wire, glue, and patterned fabrics sourced from the community. Over the course of the exhibition, this artificial fern garden will continue to grow and expand, showcasing the relationship between humans and the natural and artificial world and the role patterns play in nature and textiles. The exhibition is on view until April 12th.
I am also working on the first stages of a new interactive installation project. The Carpet Project is a large scale labyrinth-like sculpture of precisely cut carpet. This will be serve as a walkable path and urban meditation in many public spaces. The Carpet Project will be presented as an installation in fine art, public, and community spaces. Community members will be invited to observe, walk or meditate in the labyrinth and experience art as a surprising and transformative tool. Stay tuned for more details!