My work explores the struggle between control and the lack there of that I encounter in my life and the manifestations of these two states.  It is an examination of where I have control, where I don’t and where it’s willingly given up. Tension, chance, absurdity, memory, beauty, time and humor are common themes in my work.  I have multiple bodies of work and different styles or formulas to create the separate bodies but they’re all tied by the thread of control. Whether I’m investigating materials, history, memory or my own relationships, my work is looking into where I have agency (situations, materials, relationships), when I lose it or when I let go.

     I use a wide array of materials in my work, feeling no allegiance to any one medium.  I often use store bought items as art material as well as crafted objects and emotionally nostalgic items from my past.  

     

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