“The word landscape itself becomes problematic: landscape describes the natural world as an aesthetic phenomenon, a department of visual representation. A landscape is scenery, scenery is stage decoration, and stage decorations are static backdrops for human drama.”
Exhibited in Carbondale, Colorado at The Launchpad from Sept-Oct. 2017, this show included drawings from the Wingate, and Elastic series.
This collection of drawings is a result of evolving ideas, and observations from my surrounding landscapes, and travels to the Utah desert. Like much of my work, it weaves remnants of past bodies of work, including memories of places I've been or lived.
Missouri Bank Artboards
The Mobank Artboards is a public art program administered by Charlotte Street Foundation. The Artboards are exterior, double-sided billboards rising above Missouri Bank’s Crossroads location at 125 Southwest Boulevard, and present new, commissioned images by Kansas City area artists rotating approximately every three months.
My work was chosen through a competitive process, and displayed December '16 through February '17.
"Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places."
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
INTO AND OUT OF PLACE
Images 1-4: University of Oregon graduate group exhibit at Disjecta in Portland, Oregon.
Images 5-13: Into and Out of Place. Exhibited at the gallery at Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado, in November 2013.
CUT OUT PLACE
Image 14: Cut Out Place. University of Oregon, 2009. Mixed media installation.