The show is fast approaching…

I’m feeling pretty good about where I’m at in the creation process. Things are coming along and ideas are flowing nicely. I’ve almost roughed out all of my pieces. Then I will go back and refine, embellish, and embroider some more. Oh yes, and video! I’ve finally sorted my ideas for the video component of my Glean residency. I’ve been doing a lot of writing, exploring the stories of the materials I’ve gleaned and looking deep into their functions as they transition from trash to treasure. The videos will look at materiality, pairing the texture and tactile experience of material with the cultural perception of the value of objects. All videos will be available on the web and accessible via QR code and phone at the exhibit.

Until then, here are some examples of the sculptures I’ve been building.gleansculpture2

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Both of these are made from towels, sweaters, pillow pollyfill, blanket and discarded yarn.

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This one is my current obsession still in progress. Costume netting, towels, pillow pollyfill, blanket and yarn.