Whirl - Pineapple Seed Series
H: 4 ¼”
Diam: 10 ½”


2019

With this piece, I chose to explore contrasting textures. The hard ceramic is paired with a pillowy spun wool.
Spring - Pineapple Seed Series
H: 6"
L: 11"
W: 10 1/2"

2019

Spring explores movement as a method of communication. The orange fronds beckon to the viewer to look more closely at what is in the object's recess, the red seeds.
Inlay - Pineapple Seed Series
H: 4"
W: 2"
D: 2"

2018

The interior texture of this vegetal form was inspired by the the fleshy interior of oranges or lychee fruits and the exterior was loosely inspired by pineapples.
Vibrate
L: 12 1/2"
H: 4"
D: 4"

2018

The piece explores communication and protection. Evoking a marine creature, Vibrate uses its tentacles to get the viewer to take a interest in the eggs that are nestled within.
Ripple
L: 11"
W: 2 1/2"
D: 2 1/2"

2018
Awakened (Blue)
H: 9”
Diam: 12”

2019
Awakened
H: 5 3/4"
W: 13"
D: 13"

2017
Waver
H: 9 1/2"
W: 4 1/2"
D: 7"

2018
Radiate
H: 4"
W: 3 1/2"
L: 11"

2018
Sanctuaries
2"
2 1/2"
6 1/4"

2"
2 1/2"
6 1/4"

2"
2 1/2"
6 1/4"

2018
Sprout 2
H: 7"
W: 4"
D: 5"

2018
Sprout
H: 6"
W: 4"
D: 4"

2018
Burrow
H: 9"
D: 11 1/2"

2017
Alerted - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the fronds are an indicator of danger.
This is the most recent piece in the series.

H: 4 1/4"
W: 3 1/2"
D: 1 1/2"

2016
Custody - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the fronds are protective and hand-like.

H: 2 1/2"
W: 2 1/4"
L: 3 1/2"

2016
Provoked - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the frond offers protection.

H: 7 1/4"
W: 4"
L: 7"

2016
Shielded - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the relationship between the fronds and the seeds is unclear.

H: 5 3/4"
W: 3"
L: 5 3/4"

2016
Endangered - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the fronds offer protection.

H: 7 5/8"
W: 3 1/4"
D: 3 1/2"

2016
Threatened - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the fronds offer protection.

H: 7"
W: 3"
D: 3"

2016
Core - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. This is an abstracted version of a protected seed.

H: 8"
W: 11"
D: 11"

2016
Proliferate - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the seeds are luscious and inviting.

H: 5"
W: 7 1/4"
D: 7 3/8"

2016
Insulate - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here I explore how seeds can be protected. The exterior leaves are slick and healthy-looking on the exterior and have a menacing texture on the interior.

H: 4 3/4"
W: 5"
D: 5"

2015
Settlement - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. This is inspired by a seed pod I saw in Hawaii many years ago.

H: 1 1/2"
W: 2 1/4"
L: 9 1/2"

2015
Pollen - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. These seeds are beautiful and bountiful.

H: 4"
W: 6 1/4"
L: 3 7/8"

2014
Furrow and Fleck - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the seeds are organized into rows in preparation for growth.

H: 3/4"
W: 3 1/4"
L: 8"

2015
Seeds - Barrier Series
The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed.
Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the seeds are cradled in cavities to promote growth.
This is the earliest piece in the series.

H: 3/4"
D: 1 5/8"
L: 6 1/4"

2015
Fleck - Honey Series
H: 1 1/8"
W: 1 1/4"
L: 4 3/4"

H: 1 1/8"
W: 1 1/4"
L: 5 7/8"

H: 1 1/8"
W: 1 1/4"
L: 6 7/8"

2015
Precipitation - Barrier Series
I was thinking about the Red Hook bees when I made this. There was an incredible story about how the bees in Red Hook started to make red honey. After some investigation, it was found that they had gotten into a maraschino cherry factory's garbage and the whole honey batch was thrown away.

H: 1 1/4"
W: 5 3/8"
L: 8 1/4"

2015
Frond
H: 2 7/8"
W: 7 1/8"
L: 9 1/2"

2015
Backflow
This work was inspired by the textures present in tumultuous bodies of water.

H: 1 7/8"
W: 5 1/2"
L: 16 3/4"

2013
Alligator Pair
This work was inspired by shoe design.

H: 5 1/4"
W: 3 3/8"
L: 6 5/8"

2014
Agovago
As I was making this, I heard a story about finding the avocado in the New World. George Washington referred to them as "agovagos".

H: 2 1/4"
W: 4 1/4"
L: 5 1/4"

2014
Sieve
This piece and Agovago were made at the same time. I was using tools - pipes and a scoop - to create shapes, and then composed two different objects from the elements.

H: 1 3/4"
W: 7 7/8"
L: 8 1/2"

2014
Revive
H: 4 7/8"
W: 2 3/4"
L: 7"

2014
Strata - Frames Series
I am really interested in systems and especially those within the human body.

H: 5"
W: 9 1/4"
D: 2 3/4"

2012
Crumblings - Frames Series
I am really interested in systems and especially those within the human body.

H: 6 7/8"
L: 8 3/4"
D: 4"

2012
Settlings - Frames Series
I am really interested in systems and especially those within the human body.

H: 6"
L: 5 1/2"
D: 4"

2013
Agitation - Frames Series
I am really interested in systems and especially those within the human body.

H: 7"
L: 8 1/4"
D: 3 3/8"

2013
Undulation - Unfurled Series
This piece is part of my "Unfurled" series. 'Art Forms in Nature' by Ernst Haeckel inspired this group of objects.

H: 5 4/3"
W: 3 7/8"
L: 4 3/4"

2012
Flutter - Unfurled Series
This piece is part of my "Unfurled" series. 'Art Forms in Nature' by Ernst Haeckel inspired this group of objects.

H: 6 3/4"
W: 8"
L: 9"

2014
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Provoked - Barrier Series

The Barrier series is a reflection upon the idea of the seed. Seeds can be abundant, and they can also be few and precious. Here the frond offers protection. H: 7 1/4" W: 4" L: 7" 2016