Murmer
       
     
Ingest
       
     
I Could Not Stand Before You
       
     
Many Hallows
       
     
All Manner of Openings, II
       
     
All Manner of Openings, I
       
     
Chimera
       
     
Flock of Souls
       
     
Rubber Soul (detail)
       
     
Rubber Soul
       
     
Keep Calm and (Don't) Eat Eggs
       
     
Chicken Death Story
       
     
Okinawa: Loyalty in Death
       
     
A Closer Look from Farther Away
       
     
Lies My Parents Told Me
       
     
Selfie with Purple Streak
       
     
State of the Art Killing Machine
       
     
Face Reading
       
     
Three Selfies
       
     
Old McDonald Had a Farm Baby Blanket
       
     
Shadows Folded
       
     
Normalized Cruelty: Calm Cows Taste Better
       
     
Normalized Cruelty: Debeaked and Diseased for Your Dining Pleasure
       
     
Pumped
       
     
Silent Spring
       
     
Free Stitch
       
     
Skin Deep
       
     
Three Masks
       
     
Lee's Surrender
       
     
Murmer
       
     
Murmer

Knitted Wool, Alpaca, Baby Sound Machine with Mother’s heartbeat sound

2015

7” h, 18” w, 36” l

Ingest
       
     
Ingest

Wool, cotton cord, synthetic yarn and fabric, cotton piping

2015

8’ h, 4” w, 4”d  

I Could Not Stand Before You
       
     
I Could Not Stand Before You

Cotton, wool, sisal, vinyl tubing, polyester satin, plastic netting, polyester knit, silk ribbon, shifu

8’ h, 22” w, 8” d

Many Hallows
       
     
Many Hallows

Linen, Silk Organza, Cotton, Lutradur

2015

All Manner of Openings, II
       
     
All Manner of Openings, II

2015

Digital Printing, Trapunto, Free Motion Embroidery

17 3/4" x 23"

All Manner of Openings, I
       
     
All Manner of Openings, I

2014

Digital Printing, Trapunto, Free Motion Embroidery

17" x 22"

Chimera
       
     
Chimera

2014

Knitted repurposed leather, linen, hemp and sterling silver wire, found stones wrapped with repurposed leather, silk wrapped sisal rope, pine drawer, and glass taxidermy cow eyes

 

Flock of Souls
       
     
Flock of Souls

2014
Wet felted wool, knitted wool, silk and stainless steel, taxidermy eyes

 

Rubber Soul (detail)
       
     
Rubber Soul (detail)

2014

Knitted cotton, silk, chicken feathers, hemp, wool roving, glass taxidermy chicken eyes, cotton wrapped sisal rope, vintage egg basket, rubber chicken

Rubber Soul
       
     
Rubber Soul

2014

Knitted cotton, silk, hemp, antique egg basket, sisal rope, wool, taxidermy chicken eyes, abandoned rubber chicken

Keep Calm and (Don't) Eat Eggs
       
     
Keep Calm and (Don't) Eat Eggs

2014

Knitting, Coiling, Screen Printing, Collage

13" x 40" x 7"

 

Chicken Death Story
       
     
Chicken Death Story

2014

21 1/2" x 25"

Layered cut appliqué.

 

Okinawa: Loyalty in Death
       
     
Okinawa: Loyalty in Death

2014

Left to Right: 13 1/2" x 51 1/2"; 13 1/2" x 28 1/2"; 10 1/2" x 102" 

Warp and weft Ikat weaving, indigo dyed organic cotton, wooden box, photograph of my uncle, snuff bottle, enamel box

A Closer Look from Farther Away
       
     
A Closer Look from Farther Away

2014

Embroidery and Wet and Needle Felting on Fulled Wool
This is a felted book of aerial photographs from Google Earth satellite images of a feedlot and its waste lagoon in northwest Texas.

Lies My Parents Told Me
       
     
Lies My Parents Told Me

2014

Embroidery

I hand embroidered lies parents tell their children on the Mother Goose Nursery rhyme curtains from my childhood bedroom. 

Selfie with Purple Streak
       
     
Selfie with Purple Streak

2014

Appliqued cotton, free motion embroidery of digitally manipulated selfie.

State of the Art Killing Machine
       
     
State of the Art Killing Machine

2014

Machine woven cotton blanket of digitally manipulated appropriated newspaper image with appliqued handwoven wool and silk, and appliqued Whole Foods butcher paper.

Face Reading
       
     
Face Reading

2014

24” x 38” x 1 ½”

Cross stitch on 14 Aida Linen, wood, digital sound. 

Three Selfies
       
     
Three Selfies

2014

Cross stitch on 14 Aida Linen

The Center selfie was exhibited in the 16th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Georgia State University, Eugene Welch College of Art and Design and at The Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends at Lamar Dodd School of Art Gallery, University of Georgia.

Old McDonald Had a Farm Baby Blanket
       
     
Old McDonald Had a Farm Baby Blanket

2014

Screen printed drawing from appropriated newspaper image on synthetic fabric treated with heat gun, and free motion embroidery. 

Included in the 2nd Annual MINT Gallery All Media Juried Exhibition: Here to GO, Atlanta, Georgia. Jurors, artists Craig Dongoski and Pam Longobardi.

Shadows Folded
       
     
Shadows Folded

2014

Shadowfolded Silk

22" x 22"

Hand stitched pleats to create a geometric pinwheel path across the cloth.

Normalized Cruelty: Calm Cows Taste Better
       
     
Normalized Cruelty: Calm Cows Taste Better

2013

Screen Printing and Digital Printing

Each placemat is 14 1/2" x 19 1/2"

Two place settings from the Normalized Cruelty series.

Normalized Cruelty: Debeaked and Diseased for Your Dining Pleasure
       
     
Normalized Cruelty: Debeaked and Diseased for Your Dining Pleasure

2013

Screen Printing and Digital Printing

Each placemat is 14 1/2" x 19 1/2"

Two place settings from the Normalized Cruelty series.

Pumped
       
     
Pumped

2013

Mixed Media, Screen Printing

24" x 28" x 36"

Screen printed faces on recycled cotton breast-feeding pads and cow print on vintage nursery rhyme flannel attached to a Medela Pump 'n Style breast pump.

Silent Spring
       
     
Silent Spring

2013

Hand dyed silk velvet, printed silk organza and cotton

38" x 44" x 4"

Free Stitch
       
     
Free Stitch

2012

Free Motion Embroidery, Trapunto

18" x 23" x 1 1/2"

Free motion embroidery on vinyl, silk and cotton. 

Skin Deep
       
     
Skin Deep

2012

Sewn and embroidered pages from the "The American Girl Beauty Book," muslin, vinyl.

Left to Right: 12 1/2" x 10", 22" x 18", 14" x 11" x 12"

Three Masks
       
     
Three Masks

2011

Knitting, Fulling, Needle Felting

Left to Right: 7" x 20", 7 1/2" x 12", 6 1/2" x 10"

 

Lee's Surrender
       
     
Lee's Surrender

2010

Weaving

21" x 21"

A traditional early American coverlet design woven with hand-dyed wool sock yarn on a black tencel warp.