Artwork > Flatland

Still working with the inspirations, constraints, and metaphors of the construction crane, in the Flatland series, I use a two-dimensional plane to explore the multi-dimensional possibilities of human perception. And to address ideas of self-referentiality and self-invention.

Through leaking margins, fracturing structures, breaking planes, and seducing the perceptions of the viewer, I've created a geometrical fantasy world. Within it, I further investigate the many contrasts and correspondences between natural and human creation – between the born and the made – all through a kaleidoscopic lens of crane components, vegetation, color field, and negative space.

The mandala-like pieces in Flatland form vortices, portals, that open onto other dimensions, other possibilities beyond the mundane. Womb-like gems and nexus suggest elements of natural creative forms, women's bodies, acts of breeding and the birth of shape and form. And finally to me, the artist, breathing life into these worlds.

Maiden Voyage
ink and acrylic on wall
2015
Mantrap
acrylic and ink on paper
8 x 8"
2014
Cultivated Area
acrylic and ink on canvas
30"x30"
2014
Center Core
acrylic and ink on canvas
30 x 30"
2014
Cradle
acrylic and ink on paper
16x12"
2014
Fortress
acrylic and ink on paper
16x12"
2014
Kink
acrylic and ink on canvas
12 x 12"
2014
Center of Gravity
acrylic and ink on canvas
12x12"
2014
Folding Cliffs
acrylic and ink on canvas
36 x 48"
2014
Compass Flower
acrylic and ink on canvas
36x36"
2014
Carrier of Ladders
acrylic and ink on canvas
36x36"
2014
Man of Steel
acrylic and ink on paper
15 x 11"
2014
The Sea in a Chasm
acrylic and ink on paper
15"x11"
2014
Mirror, Mirror
acrylic and ink on paper
15 x 11"
2014
Alcove
acrylic and ink on paper
15x11"
2014
Manifiold
acrylic and ink on paper
15x11"
2013
Black Widow
acrylic and ink on paper
15 x 11"
2013
Time Warp
acrylic and ink on paper
15 x 11"
2013
Spurt
acrylic and ink on paper
15x11"
2013
Triangle of Tears
acrylic and ink on paper
15 x 11"
2014
Intimate Abyss
acrylic and ink on paper
15 x 11"
2013
Skyfall
acrylic and ink on paper
8 x 8"
2013