Diversity, Friendship, Unity: New Artist Books

PLEASE NOTE: My website has move. This site will remain up as a blog with a few other information tabs at the top. You can access my new website from the top menu or here. The books I have worked on over the past few months have in common the topic of multiculturalism, but eachContinue reading “Diversity, Friendship, Unity: New Artist Books”

Book Arts Digital Exhibition: Swarthmore College Library

Swarthmore College Library is presenting Hyper Local: New Works in the Swarthmore College Libraries Collection. I am honored to be part of this collection and exhibition. Because of the current health situation, this exhibition is available online.  Click here to view the 24 books included.

Should Art Match Your Sofa?

The age old indignation of someone holding a fabric swatch up to a piece of art is something many artists endure.  I was reminded of this lately when rewatching Hannah and Her Sisters when the character Frederick, an artist, becomes outraged when a potential client wants to consult his decorator before buying. So let me poseContinue reading “Should Art Match Your Sofa?”

Artwork in Progress

Early in the winter of 2018, I set out to make 60 small houses to fit in a particular box.  I did not know what the end product would be like but I set a goal to finish them before April of this year and here they are.  Now they are not “complete, complete” yet,Continue reading “Artwork in Progress”

New Work: Diary of a Vegetable Farmer

This is a piece I have worked on off and on since last summer.  For those of you who do not know me, I work as a vegetable farmer for a small commercial farm. The above work is an artist book consisting of four parts.  Each part folds out into a section of three pages.Continue reading “New Work: Diary of a Vegetable Farmer”

Installation Art: Any Back Yard

I have talked on and off about installation art and mentioned a few pieces I have done in this medium.  One of my favorite installations I have made is Any Back Yard.  This installation was on view at the University of the Arts Window on Broad for the month of April, 2006.  The “window” isContinue reading “Installation Art: Any Back Yard”

Installation Art

Probably the first thing I should do here is describe Installation Art for readers who may have heard the term (or maybe not) but never quite knew what it was.  Installation art is a themed exhibition that takes up an entire space, is temporary, and generally is not marketable unless an institution purchases the wholeContinue reading “Installation Art”

The Origins of the Cookie Cutter House Project ~ Part 3

Some where in the early 2000s, my imagery and the associated symbols in my work took a turn away from buildings and houses.  When they did show up, they tended to be less of the main point and more part of an entire message.  Around this time I became interested in book arts and installations. Continue reading “The Origins of the Cookie Cutter House Project ~ Part 3”