Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem
Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem

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Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem
Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem

Dimensions: 3.5" height, 15" depth, 15" width Media: Paper, my hair, landscape felt, feathers, fabric, thread, homemade dye from vegetables and fruit, wood, diluted acrylic paint for wood stain, metal Completed: 2022 Contact me for purchase.

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Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem
Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem

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Beneath the Paper Beckons a Poem

Happy World
Happy World

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Happy World
Happy World

(These are seed bombs for native plants where I live.) Media: handmade paper from recycled paper and plants, plants and seeds (native to the Rio Grande Valley, where I live), turmeric dye, parsley dye, red beet dye, coffee pigment, Maya blue pigment, peppermint oil, thread Dimensions: 18” height, 12” width Completion: 2022 Contact me for purchase.

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Happy World
Happy World

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Happy World
Sowing Seeds of Hope
Sowing Seeds of Hope

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Sowing Seeds of Hope
Sowing Seeds of Hope

(This is meant to be a hanging piece.) Media: handmade paper from recycled paper, red salvia seeds (native to the Rio Grande Valley, where I live), bougainvillea petals, turmeric dye, parsley dye, beet dye, Mayan blue pigment, wood, acrylic paint on wood, toy gun (found at Art Farm, Marquette, NE, residency), unsweetened grape Kool-Aid on rifles (as a metaphor), peppermint oil Dimensions: 18” depth, 18” width, 3” (height) Completion: 2022

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Sowing Seeds of Hope
Sowing Seeds of Hope

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Sowing Seeds of Hope
Breaking the Cycle
Breaking the Cycle

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Breaking the Cycle
Breaking the Cycle

Media: handmade paper from recycled paper, banana plants, pond algae, palm fronds, papaya stems; blue mist, red salvia, and Turk’s Cap seeds (native to where I live); abandoned bird nest & chicken coop straw from Art Farm residency (Marquette, NE); resin on nest to increase durability; thread from burlap; various natural dyes; silver-plated dish from a thrift store; chicken feathers; avocado skin Dimensions: 12.5" depth, 12.5” width, 3” height Completion: 2022 Contact me for purchase.

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Breaking the Cycle
Breaking the Cycle

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Breaking the Cycle
Mrs. Csirke Releases Her Feathered Friends
Mrs. Csirke Releases Her Feathered Friends

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Mrs. Csirke Helps Her Feathered Friends Escape
Mrs. Csirke Helps Her Feathered Friends Escape

Media: handmade paper from recycled paper, banana plants, pond algae, palm fronds, and papaya leaf stems, Eupatorium/blue mist and Turk’s Cap seeds (native to the Rio Grande Valley, where I live), turmeric dye, avocado skin dye, parsley dye, coffee dye, wood glue and saw dust (for middle paper), scrap metal from Art Farm residency (Marquette, NE), thread, yarn, old picture frame and wood found in Completed: 2022 Contact me for purchase.

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Mrs. Csirke Releases Her Feathered Friends
Mrs. Csirke Releases Her Feathered Friends

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Mrs. Csirke Helps Her Feathered Friends Escape

Mrs. Csirke (chicken) Protests
Mrs. Csirke (chicken) Protests

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Mrs. Csirke (chicken) Protests
Mrs. Csirke (chicken) Protests

(This piece protests SCOTUS's overturning of Rowe v. Wade. Mts. C protects her diamond.) Media: handmade paper from algae (from our 13’ x 20’ pond), parts of palm frond, vinegar, handmade paper from banana leaves and parts of papaya plant stems, avocado skin dye, turmeric, coffee, peppermint oil, burlap, scrap wood from my sister that was already painted maroon Dimensions: 17.5” width, 31” height Completed: 2022 Contact me for purchase

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Mrs. Csirke (chicken) Protests
Mrs. Csirke (chicken) Protests

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Mrs. Csirke Protests
To the Birds
To the Birds

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To the Birds
To the Birds

(This is meant to be a hanging piece.) Media: handmade paper from recycled paper, blue mist seeds (native to where I live), turmeric dye, avocado skin dye, peppermint oil, azurite with mineral oil and alum (to stain wood), found objects: old wind chime, wood, found feathers, onion bag, red thread Dimensions: 18" x 23" Completion: 2022

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To the Birds
To the Birds

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To the Birds
Easter Eggs & Guns
Easter Eggs & Guns

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Easter Eggs & Guns
Easter Eggs & Guns

Media: handmade paper from recycled paper, my hair, my fingernail clippings, my hair, red fabric scraps, red salvia seeds (native to the Rio Grande Valley, where I live), chicken feathers, fabric lint, peppermint oil, unsweetened grape Kool-Aid on rifles (to decrease their toxicity), confetti paper from thrift store. One gun and skull: resin coating to signify toxicity. Dimensions: 12” depth, 10” width, 4” height Completion: 2022 Contact me for purchase.

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Easter Eggs & Guns
Easter Eggs & Guns

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Easter Eggs & Guns
Paper, Rock ...
Paper, Rock ...

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Paper, Rock ...
Paper, Rock ...

Title: Paper, Rock … Media: handmade paper from recycled paper, wood (my handmade shadow box), acrylic paint for the wood, turmeric dye, red cabbage dye, landscape felt (found at Azule, NC, residency), my hair, my partner’s hair, scissors and straw (found at Art Farm, Marquette, NE), black thread, marker, stone pig that I hoarded for many years Dimensions: 12” width, 12” height, 3.5” depth Completion: 2022

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Paper, Rock ...
Paper, Rock ...

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Paper, Rock ...
White Wing Season
White Wing Season

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White Wing Season
White Wing Season

Meant to be a hanging piece. Media: Paper fr banana plants & palm fronds. Old tray, fork, & knife from our home. Paper fr recycled paper, turmeric dye, peppermint, red wool, baby goat fur fr Wabash IN 4H County Fair; a man was getting his son’s goat ready to show & he gave me some wool. DImensions: 11.5” H, 21” W, 2.5” depth. Completion: 2022 Contact me for purchase.

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White Wing Season
White Wing Season

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White Wing Season