The Price of Fame

Continuing on my theme of strong women, I decided to go in the opposite direction from The Fighter.  Social media and social media stardom comes at a cost to women and that cost is often in the form of sexual idealization.  This work is trying to capture that cost. Final was cast in Bondo and [...]

The Fighter

(Update 2: September 8th, 2018- "The Fighter was awarded a first place ribbon at the Utah State Fair in the Creative Arts Amateur division! The Greenman won BEST OF SHOW!) (Update: August 11, 2018 - So I entered this piece in our local county fair. It won first prize in the Fine Arts (FA) Sculpture [...]

The Green Man

(Update 2: September 8th, 2018 - The Greenman won a first place ribbon and BEST OF SHOW at the Utah State Fair in the Creative Arts Amateur Category!!! I'm thrilled! My other piece, "The Fighter" was awarded a first place ribbon as well!) (Update August 11, 2018 - I entered this piece along with "The [...]

By Our Own Lies

Inspired by the current political climate. I started with a plaster cast of my face and hands using alginate and plaster. I covered the mounting board in chicken wire for texture, then painted the plaster casts with gloss black spray paint and the did a splatter effect of browns, blacks, and gray on the board. [...]

Restless

This one was born of a desire to revisit my failed project "Sleeping Beauty." I came across and image on the DeviantArt website that just spoke to me. I knew I could accomplish the goal of sculpting another nude reclining figure, only this time, instead of a relaxed pose, I wanted to capture a more [...]

Sleeping Beauty

I started this piece before we moved from North Carolina, so it traveled across the country. I worked many months on this piece and in the end, was never able to see it completed. Like everything else I work on, this one was just inspiration out of the air. I wanted to try my hand [...]