Torpedo grass rhizome roots I dug up and pulled out of the ground by hand from the yard of my good friend, repurposed heavy gauge picture hanging wire that I un-wove and threaded through the grass roots, floral wire, water-based spray, house paint. 2018.
(Note: Theses materials have been formed into a 1:1 scale reproduction of the cracks that formed over time in the “Temptation” portion of the 6th ceiling panel of the Sistine Chapel.)
Various flora found in my yard, beside the road, in the park, and in the forest, water based spray, acrylic, pins, broken piece of the painted branch in "Lech Lecha..., repurposed cork board, frame made with repurposed materials. 2015 & 2018
Cut out sections from the Oxford English Dictionary Compact Edition featuring the words “I” & “Thou”, trimmed and fallen oak, eucalyptus, cedar, magnolia, maple and other branches found in my yard, other local yards, local parks, and at the Floating woods, repurposed wire, water based spray, super glue.
Burnt branches of small trees and shrubs found in a field following a controlled burning, snakeskin found in a local yard, repurposed copper wire, holly tree branch, spray paint.
2015 & 2018