Work

Boundary stones, unfolded (six fallen stones taken from the border wall of the Santa Clara Convent)

BOUNDARY STONES, UNFOLDED (SIX FALLEN STONES TAKEN FROM THE BORDER WALL OF THE SANTA CLARA CONVENT) DIGITAL PRINTS 2015   Using Photoshop as a digital form of stonemasonry, I carve apart these stones that were once part of the boundary between the former monastery of Santa Clara and the remainder of the nearby town of Belalcázar. […]

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Traceries

TRACERIES MIXED MEDIA INCORPORATING ELEMENTS OF LIGHT 2015 EXHIBITED AT LA FRAGUA RESIDENCY, BELALCAZAR, CÓRDOBA (SPAIN) Titled Traceries after the decorative stonework elements used as a support structure in Gothic stained glass windows, these wire and wax-paper sculptures comprise observational drawings of the fallen stones and architectural rubble on-site at the La Fragua residency.  Shown within the […]

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Stained Glass Window and Meteorite Reflecting Pool

I: STAINED GLASS WINDOW COLLAGE OF LASERJET PRINTS ON ACETATE 7 FOOT (DIAMETER) 2015 II: METEORITE REFLECTING POOL SLIPCAST CERAMIC, DARKENED PLEXIGLAS, 1 CM OF WATER 4 X 8 X 1 FEET 2015 EXHIBITED AT FORT MASON CENTER FOR THE ARTS FOR SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE’S VERNISSAGE EXHIBITION Etymologically, San Francisco’s necropolis Colma derives its […]

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Fourteen Square Feet of International Water

FOURTEEN SQUARE FEET OF INTERNATIONAL WATER(37°30’N 122°48’W) DIGITAL PRINT ON CANVAS, WOODEN RAFT 2015 EXHIBITED AT FORT MASON CENTER FOR THE ARTS AS PART OF SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE’S VERNISSAGE EXHIBITION The piece shows a pixelated satellite image of water, printed on canvas, stretched across the surface of a raft. When exhibited, the raft was moored […]

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Stained glass window: a reliquary for a bodiless city

STAINED GLASS WINDOW: A RELIQUARY FOR A BODILESS CITY COLLAGE OF LASERJET PRINTS ON ACETATE 2014 In San Francisco, interring a body or even cremating it is illegal. There are no cemeteries in San Francisco. The Presidio and Mission Dolores graves found loopholes. Otherwise, we comply by exporting our corpses southbound to Colma, the “cemetery […]

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