We All Belong Here

The genesis of this series is a compelling, vintage portrait of an Asian family in the midst of a cultural transition. Curiously, each member of the family revealed their cultural identity with the clothing they chose to wear for the portrait. The father wore a conservative, western business suit, the […]

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24x24x2”

Concanon Coal Mine String Trio

This series features women I photographed on the streets of Manhattan and at the Steam Punk World’s Fair. In the studio I combined my street portraits, with other photographs of hats, ribbons, flowers, assorted objects, abstract drawings and vintage ephemera that were digitally altered, combined and repurposed and created this […]

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18x18x2”

The Poet’s Encampment: A Conversation

THE POET’S ENCAMPMENT: A CONVERSATION The Poet’s Encampment is a conversation among human figures, abstract forms and other echoing counterparts. These disparate images both inform andcatalyze one another, engendering an evocative dialogue sometimes between the animate and inanimate, the part and the whole or the far and familiar.  One can find […]

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Moirae

In Greek mythology the Moirae are the Fates that control the destiny of mankind: birth, life and death. This is my third series of portraits rendering the Moirae with castoff, vintage photographs. Clotho the spinner spins the thread of life. Lachesis the apportioner decides the length of life. Atropos the […]

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Bystanders

The Bystanders are freestanding, full figure portraits with photo and pigmented beeswax combines on Kozo on both sides, mounted on MDF. One side contains a fictional biography. 72.5″ x variable x 1.5″.

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16x16x2”

The Hobby Horse Literary Guild

The Hobby Horse was the first African American book store in the United States, established in Harlem in 1930 during the Harlem Renaissance. This rich intellectual and cultural period in African American history occurred in the Harlem borough of New York City during The Great Migration. From 1915 to 1970 six million African Americans […]

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20x16x1.5”

More Notable Inhabitants of Beacon Falls

Before the pandemic, my photo collage, pigmented beeswax and mixed media portraits were mostly large, with playful, exuberant color. Within a month of lockdown, seemingly on their own, headless portraits emerged in my studio practice and the lyrical color had disappeared. Pre-pandemic, the titles of my work were a vital […]

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