Art

Communication

A web of strings connecting 8 cans evokes communication on several levels. One being the ol’ can and strings. You can actually hear another person speaking. A group of people can hear everyone else. This is very interesting when considering that the “web” also functions as a metaphor for the internet. 12′ wide 5′ tall …

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Twisted Turner

Two concepts merge together in one artwork: 1) Twister: nut and screw (the nut twists around) 2) Twister: landscape with dramatic weather conditions implies a tornado is nearby The medium supports these two concepts: 1) The frame is made from construction horse wood. These construction materials implies the damage done by a twister. 2) The …

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Tshirts

Art that people can wear around the gallery to encourage talking about art. Once you wear the shirt you take on the personality of that artwork. 5’7″ x 2′ x 2′ t-shirts, puffy paint, hangers, wood, hardware, laserprintThis artwork has been sold to multiple collectors

Screwball

Handbuilding assignment to combine two pinchpots. A golden screw holds the two parts together. 4″ Stoneware, hardwareSale for this artwork is negotiable

Hotel California

The last painting I did in college. A play on flat areas and 3-d creating an eerie mood. Just a fun overall painting. 18 x 24″ acrylic on canvasThis artwork is in the collection of Jake Veness

This is an Interactive Piece

balance, precariousness 12.5″ x 13.5″ x 2.5″ golf clubs, wood, string, paperSale for this artwork is negotiable

1/2 Loca Box

4″ x 19.5″ x 10″ street sign, construction horseSale for this artwork is negotiable

Post-Viewing Art Eyewash

Positioned by the exit of the gallery, visitors can humorously rid the visions of the artwork left in their eyes by the artwork they had just seen. This is a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the notion that certain artwork can have a negative impact on its viewers. 12″ x 11.5″ x 3″ found eyewash station, laminated …

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Potatoes

Some shall stand some shall fall. 4′ x 2′ x 2′ potatoes, stoneware, dirtThis artwork no longer exists. However, it can be recreated.

Joseph Beuys and Andy Warhol

A playful balance between Beuys the warm with Warhol the cold. The chalkboard, a tool used by Beuys with cold and inhuman computer printouts, something Warhol would have liked. The wax prints are warmed up (a la Beuys). The poem in the center speaks to inside out, hot and cold. 2′ x 3′ chalkboard, chalk, …

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The All-American Fight: Jackson Pollock vs. James Dean

What would happen if Jackson Pollock fought James Dean? A play on positive and negative spaces. Famous bad-boy (negative) figures have been idolized (positive) in American culture. Here Pollock, the action painter, takes on the action by “punching out” the actor Dean. However, Dean’s fall looks like he is acting by taking the fall. The …

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