Shovel handle, beads, found objects of wood, metal, plastic, glass, cotton, polyester
EXCESS BAGGAGE 2009
Discontinued designer fabric sample scraps (various fibres), broken jewellery, beads, wire, bits of junk
A MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE 2009
Discontinued designer fabric sample scraps (various fibres), discarded cotton camouflage hats, cotton batting, cotton backing, quilted.
This work represents coffins of soldiers killed in futile wars; the hats are placed on top out of respect, as is done in military funerals. It is a statement about the senseless deaths in hopeless wars (such as Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq).
Where I got the hats is another story....
DIG IN 2013
Plastic and wooden forks, discontinued fabric sample pieces (various fibres), acrylic paint, wood, pegboard
HELLO GOODBYE 2008
Discontinued designer fabric samples (various fibres), quilted; plastic buttons (yardsale find), broken plastic toy doll, glass beads.
FINE DINING 'EN PLASTIQUE' 2009
Discontinued designer fabric samples (various fibres), fabric scraps, yarn, polyester; plastic throwaway food containers, cutlery and bottle
CHUCK IT 2008
Discontinued designer sample fabric, plastic throwaway bottles stuffed with studio scraps, wine corks, wooden clementine crates, acrylic paint.
STUFFED STUFF Ongoing
48 X 48 x 15 inches
Plastic bottles stuffed with scraps of many fibres, scrap threads and many bits and pieces from my studio floor; I used to put this stuff in the garbage.
STUFFED STUFF (detail) 2014
Plastic bottles stuffed with studio floor scraps
WHICH FLAVOUR? 2009
Plastic bottles stuffed with scraps of many fibres