“Invocation Through Fabrication” (Success in Business, Key of Solomon)
Neon, tar, spandex
16" x 6", horse hair, mirror, neon, glass
36", Neon and chrome paint
Exhibited at Stephanie Chefas Gallery, Portland, 2016 as a part of solo exhibition entitled, "Colorways".
Impulsive squiggle drawn with pen on paper and then enlarged to-scale. Neon pattern made from enlargement and glass is bent directly onto the enlarged pattern. A direct replica is made from the smaller impulsive drawing paying closer attention to and prolonging a fleeting moment in time.
3'x3'x3', cinder block, neon, chrome paint, transformer, 2017
Exhibited at Athen B Gallery, Oakland.
Neon is supporting the leaning weight of the cinder block.
4'x3'x4', cinder blocks, neon, transformer and spandex, 2017
Investigation of Process and Intent: The yearning to stay fluid and organic in a rigid process, the anxieties of the medium and the exposed guts of it all. Title of work is inspired by my mentor, Roger Daniells, veteran neon bender, who uses his own idioms as a substitution for frustration. "Pass me the hammer. A BIG FUCKING HAMMER."
Succulents and neon in a steel frame. 3' x 6' 2014
Collaboration with Word to Mother 2016
24", neon and chrome paint, 2016
Exhibited at Stephanie Chefas Projects, Portland as part of solo show entitled, "Colorways".
3'x3'x11', neon hung with monofillament, 2016
Installed in private residence. Site specific installation.
Collaboration with Mark Warren Jaques 2013. Graphite on panel with neon
Roses and neon in a steel frame. Detail 2014
4'x4', wood pallet and vintage neon glass
Experimental studio work. Discussing shipping and transport of neon in this work to highlight this unseen yet necessary part of the sculptural process.
Installation process photo 2013. Living wall and neon. The first of its kind.