News and Updates - 2018

 

Franconia Sculpture Park

I am honored to be one of the 2017 Open Studio Fellows at Franconia Sculpture Park and I look forward to getting to be a part of the community while on site to build a new sculpture for the park.  
As described on their website:

Franconia’s Artist Residency programs offer opportunities for artists to live, create, and exhibit three-dimensional
artwork all in one location. It is a unique opportunity for emerging and mid-career artists to
accomplish BIG VISIONS, experience ARTISTIC GROWTH, and establish LIFELONG CONNECTIONS.

Franconia’s residency programs support up to 40 artists each year. The sculpture park and artists’ residence
is located on 43-acres in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, just 45 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, USA.

For more information about Franconia's fellowships and deadlines, visit http://www.franconia.org/ArtistOpportunities.html

 

University of Alabama at Birmingham and Space One Eleven
October -----

On Monday, October 11th, I will be working with students from University of Alabama at Birmingham to install at Space One Eleven and meeting with 2nd-5th grade students.  This Birmingham visit will continue on Tuesday, October 12th at the university meeting with art students and concluding with a lecture.

 

Lift
Nashville International Airport, Nashville, Tennessee

Concourse C
March 2017 - January 2018

Donated CD and DVD discs, Monofilament, Cable ties, Aluminum, Stainless steel cable, and hardware.

Titled Lift, this installation has been designed for the skylights at the Nashville International Airport.  Inspired by landfills and black holes, the form will be similar to looking across a flat bed of water with a whirlpool drawing all the surrounding water into itself; however, the emphasis of this sculpture would be a vortex that is pulling all the memory discs upward like a black hole in space. 

"Art Reaches New Heights at the Nashville Airport," Nashville Arts Magazine, May 2017

 

 

Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
March 2016 - May 2018

Event Horizons, 2016
This public art installation was commissioned to be part of the Indiana State Museum's celebration of the bicentennial celebration of the state.  For museum's entryway, I designed and created a site-specific installation comprised of 12,000 community collected used CD’s and DVD’s with color changing LED lights. Titled Event Horizons for the series of five vortex openings in the curved wall, this installation covers 15 ft H x 60 ft L west wall on the first floor.