LxWxH, 2012

Yarn and pushpins on a wall, 24 x 24 inches.

Trying something new on the fresh new walls of LxWxH

LxWxH is a Seattle-based subscription art delivery project, each issue containing small works by two local artists and a written essay by a third, all packaged in box labeled with a hand-printed variation of the logo, which I designed two years ago. I created this piece as a permanent installation for the project’s new tangible gallery space in Georgetown, Seattle. Debut exhibition opens Saturday December 8th.

I’ve had this yarn and pushpin idea rolling around in my head for a long time now. I’m very happy to have completed this first attempt and very much look forward to working with it more!

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Reiterations, 2012

Connotation No. 29. Hand-embroidered paper collage, 11 x 11 inches.

Continuing with two different series for a show at Cairo, Seattle

Included in the show is a new batch of my hand-embroidered collage series, Connotations

Connotation No. 38. Hand-embroidered paper collage, 13-1/2 x 13-1/2 inches.

Connotation No. 30. Hand-embroidered paper, 9 x 9 inches.

Connotation No. 31. 9 x 9 inches.

Connotation No. 33. 8-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches.

Connotation No. 34. 9 x 9 inches.

Connotation No. 36. 9 x 9 inches.

Connotation No. 37. 9 x 9 inches.

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Do Not Enter, 2012

Hand-embroidered paper and acetate collage, 12 x 12 inches.

Created for Small Voids, Todd Jannausch‘s latest (and greatest) outdoor-gallery project.

Small Voids is a series of 100 mini ‘galleries’–individually lit plexi-boxes–each containing the work of a different Seattle artist. Each box is  mounted to existing street signs and light poles for one night. The series will travel to a few cities for more one-night shows.

I chose to play with the out-door street sign motif and utilized harsh contrast on the outside to ensure visibility in daytime and night. Of course, it also plays into my ongoing fascination with dualistic imagery.

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Connotation no. 28 (Black), 2012

Hand-embroidered paper collage, 12 x 12 inches.

Recently a friend asked if I had any work with black in it.

Aside from a few postcards with a bit of black and the moon series (which really has more to do with white), I was surprised to find a lack of the dark on the whole. I took this as a challenge to make a piece with black in mind.

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Civilians, 2012

Hand-embroidered paper collage, 11 x 11 inches.

Commissioned by Australian band Civilians

I was asked to create a piece along the lines of Montana, featuring a prominent C that the band could use in posters and other promotional work.

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