Fine leathers, exotic skins and fabric are cut, combined, trimmed & then sewn into works of art for the head.
Made by hand with ethically sourced materials, recycled packaging, and a boat load of soul.
Involves layering, adding, subtracting a combination of acrylic paint, gesso, paper, textiles and other collage elements to build up a diverse surface.
My glass is created using multiple layers of sheet glass,frit & powder glass.The tree forms are kiln fired first,then layered into the final composition using 10 layers of glass.
I combine unique treatments and colors in leather and fabric using a hand-stitching machine typically used to make saddles and shoes. All my tools and techniques are manual and create a unique combination of rustic and refined.
I like addressing the passage of time not only as a simple fact but also as a reminder to seize the day.