Bullet shells embellish the deity "Violence I". This was created in response to the November 2015 Paris attack.
Burnt out cigarette butts engulfs this deity. This was made in response to my husband's overbearing smoking habit.
The Deity “Self” signifies the narcissistic worship of oneself. An embedded mirror sits in an open bible reflecting the viewer’s face framed with a saintly aura.
Audience participation is involved in this deity.
My interpretation of the seven deadly sins; vanity, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust.
Cowrie shells are symbols of womanhood and fertility in some cultures. Twin Deities lay in a bird's nest while Fall Maple leaves represent a saintly glow.
The deity "Hope" is engulfed with the vials of unopened fertility drugs while the deity "Despair" is just a shadow of an image engulfed with broken, used vials.
Needles used in the fertility treatment are used to embellish these deities. The male and female are represented by the colors blue and pink.
Depicts my first fertility treatment. Vials of unopened fertility drugs sits on top a canvas painted in a graffiti-like manner with fertility jargon. Saintly paraphernalia surround the deity.
This depicts the unsuccessful outcome of several fertility treatments. Vials of fertility medication sit a top a canvas painted with fertility jargon graffiti.
Depicts consecutive fertility treatments. Syringes & needles are embedded in the canvases which are painted with fertility jargon in a graffiti-like manner.
The Promise Cube is likened to a six-sided shape sorting cube where fertility paraphernalia is put into it in hopes of creating a baby.
This deity celebrates the cycle of life. The 3rd installation to date because the grass is grown for each exhibition.
The proceeds from the sale of Deity 1 was donated to the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Florida.
The proceeds from the sale of Deity 2 was donated to the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Florida.
A rainbow-colored cross is an amulet made of legos. It was created for the LGBT community in hopes of protection from the vindictive policies and rhetoric of the current administration.