Through printmaking, collage, bookbinding, jewelry, and performance I give vintage, antique, and dismissed items another life.
I am a griot.
I not only share stories that don't often get told, but I also share my own story (and the stories of my recycled components) one piece of art at a time.
My work is deeply rooted in challenging traditional ideas about mark making, religion, spirituality, mythology, and redemption. I explore our differences as human beings as well as the bridges that connect us all.
My work in progress The Saints of San Francisco is a multi-disciplinary piece combining the musical, theatrical and visual arts. It discusses meeting societal and personal expectations and how faith combined with spiritual and religious foundations contribute to visualized outcomes.
This work reflects my personal interests in our emotional tendencies as a culture: