Flag of the World (Tapestry)
Flag of the World (Tapestry)

segment of fabric embedded with natural mold growth rescued from decaying cushions in the pilothouse of grandfather’s boat, acrylic paint, archival ink, wood, nails, string, 2005-2010

Flag of the World (detail)
Flag of the World (detail)
Floating Cedar Array
Floating Cedar Array

found decayed cedar (and cypress) root cores, fern island, bricks, moss, decayed lumber, dimensions variable, 2013-2015

Floating Roots Array (Rhizomes) (b)
Floating Roots Array (Rhizomes) (b)
Floating Woods Vast Array
Floating Woods Vast Array

tree anatomy harvested out of various stages of decay, lovingly selected, cleaned and arranged, 16x8ft (dimensions and contents variable), 2012-2015

Floating Branch Array
Floating Branch Array

limbs fallen from a wide variety of trees found in forest and front yard, dimensions and contents variable, 2014-2015

Floating Paper Array
Floating Paper Array

found and cultivated weathered magazines, dimensions and contents vary, 2011-2015

Floating Paper Array (detail)
Floating Paper Array (detail)
Tree Viscera Sculpture (install view)
Tree Viscera Sculpture (install view)
Flesh
Flesh

found and cleaned root core, oil paint, shellac, 10x21x13in, 2014

Rust
Rust

meticulously cleaned internal tree guts excavated from a fallen tree root core, acrylic, shellac, 12x17x10in, 2014

Arm, Unformed, Knee (left to right)
Arm, Unformed, Knee (left to right)

found, cleaned tree limbs, shellac, 25.5x7x6in, 9x6x7in, 13x7x7.5in, 2014

Roots ~ 4 (Leaf Miner Trail)
Roots ~ 4 (Leaf Miner Trail)

five found, cleaned and attached dead mangrove root sections, shellac, glue, 6x3ft, 2012-2014

Roots ~ 1 (Leaf Miner Trail)
Roots ~ 1 (Leaf Miner Trail)

three found and cleaned dead mangrove root sections, shellac, 5x1.5ft, 2012

Roots ~ 3 (Labyrinth)
Roots ~ 3 (Labyrinth)

twelve found, cleaned and attached dead mangrove root sections, shellac, glue, 12x14x3in, 2014

Front Yard Ephemera
Front Yard Ephemera

found roots of grass and fallen leaves, spray paint, shellac, grids constructed from repurposed materials, 2014

Front Yard Ephemera (detail)
Front Yard Ephemera (detail)

6x6x1.5in

Ingrained (installation view)
Ingrained (installation view)

found section of fallen branch, acrylic paint, wood burner, platform constructed from repurposed materials, 3 x 3.5 x 8.5in, 2014

Ingrained (detail)
Ingrained (detail)
In Our Bones (install view)
In Our Bones (install view)
In Our Bones
In Our Bones

found deer jaw and spine bones, collaged paper from found weathered magazines, platform constructed from repurposed materials, 10x5x3in, 2014

Empty Nest
Empty Nest

found and cleaned root core, nest, and armadillo spine, 2014 (additional objects on the left and right are untitled)

Empty Nest (detail)
Empty Nest (detail)
Fern A. & Philip E.
Fern A. & Philip E.

grandmother's sweatshirt, grandfather's work clothes & welding cap, hangers, rusty nails, bulletin board, pins, grandmother's photography, old text books, Scientific American magazines, slide projector box, drawers with misc hardware, dimensions and contents variable, 2015 

The Fern A.
The Fern A.

grandfather's original sketch of the boat, grandmother's 4x6in prints and polaroids, repurposed bulletin board, pins, 2015

Flag of the World (Tapestry)
Flag of the World (detail)
Floating Cedar Array
Floating Roots Array (Rhizomes) (b)
Floating Woods Vast Array
Floating Branch Array
Floating Paper Array
Floating Paper Array (detail)
Tree Viscera Sculpture (install view)
Flesh
Rust
Arm, Unformed, Knee (left to right)
Roots ~ 4 (Leaf Miner Trail)
Roots ~ 1 (Leaf Miner Trail)
Roots ~ 3 (Labyrinth)
Front Yard Ephemera
Front Yard Ephemera (detail)
Ingrained (installation view)
Ingrained (detail)
In Our Bones (install view)
In Our Bones
Empty Nest
Empty Nest (detail)
Fern A. & Philip E.
The Fern A.
Flag of the World (Tapestry)

segment of fabric embedded with natural mold growth rescued from decaying cushions in the pilothouse of grandfather’s boat, acrylic paint, archival ink, wood, nails, string, 2005-2010

Flag of the World (detail)
Floating Cedar Array

found decayed cedar (and cypress) root cores, fern island, bricks, moss, decayed lumber, dimensions variable, 2013-2015

Floating Roots Array (Rhizomes) (b)
Floating Woods Vast Array

tree anatomy harvested out of various stages of decay, lovingly selected, cleaned and arranged, 16x8ft (dimensions and contents variable), 2012-2015

Floating Branch Array

limbs fallen from a wide variety of trees found in forest and front yard, dimensions and contents variable, 2014-2015

Floating Paper Array

found and cultivated weathered magazines, dimensions and contents vary, 2011-2015

Floating Paper Array (detail)
Tree Viscera Sculpture (install view)
Flesh

found and cleaned root core, oil paint, shellac, 10x21x13in, 2014

Rust

meticulously cleaned internal tree guts excavated from a fallen tree root core, acrylic, shellac, 12x17x10in, 2014

Arm, Unformed, Knee (left to right)

found, cleaned tree limbs, shellac, 25.5x7x6in, 9x6x7in, 13x7x7.5in, 2014

Roots ~ 4 (Leaf Miner Trail)

five found, cleaned and attached dead mangrove root sections, shellac, glue, 6x3ft, 2012-2014

Roots ~ 1 (Leaf Miner Trail)

three found and cleaned dead mangrove root sections, shellac, 5x1.5ft, 2012

Roots ~ 3 (Labyrinth)

twelve found, cleaned and attached dead mangrove root sections, shellac, glue, 12x14x3in, 2014

Front Yard Ephemera

found roots of grass and fallen leaves, spray paint, shellac, grids constructed from repurposed materials, 2014

Front Yard Ephemera (detail)

6x6x1.5in

Ingrained (installation view)

found section of fallen branch, acrylic paint, wood burner, platform constructed from repurposed materials, 3 x 3.5 x 8.5in, 2014

Ingrained (detail)
In Our Bones (install view)
In Our Bones

found deer jaw and spine bones, collaged paper from found weathered magazines, platform constructed from repurposed materials, 10x5x3in, 2014

Empty Nest

found and cleaned root core, nest, and armadillo spine, 2014 (additional objects on the left and right are untitled)

Empty Nest (detail)
Fern A. & Philip E.

grandmother's sweatshirt, grandfather's work clothes & welding cap, hangers, rusty nails, bulletin board, pins, grandmother's photography, old text books, Scientific American magazines, slide projector box, drawers with misc hardware, dimensions and contents variable, 2015 

The Fern A.

grandfather's original sketch of the boat, grandmother's 4x6in prints and polaroids, repurposed bulletin board, pins, 2015

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