works bring together discarded metal cables, wires and grids to
form high-relief sculptures, generally evoking articles of clothing,
basketry or tapestry. Some are formed using found perforated metal
frames, with wire embellishments added. In other cases I use a 60
inch countermarch loom to weave wire, forming the piece's skeleton.
Essentially, I fabricate basketry and textiles, using metal as my
silk thread. The contrast of the soft feminine forms and the harsh
tension of the materials brings to discourse such topics as death
and decay, rebirth and renewal.
With the support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County
and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.