THE BASEMENT WORK


In the spirit of Bob Dylan‘s "basement tapes," the Basement Work comprises ideas that are experimental and dimensional. This work breathes new life into found and discarded materials, upcycling them into art.

Basement Installation 2023
Blanc sur Blanc
2023
54 by 38 inches
Torn raw canvas glued to raw canvas and painted
Homage to Rothko
2005
cut and sewn antique camel bags affixed to canvas
54 x 38 inches
Nod to Rothko
2023
cut and sewn hand-printed fabrics remnants, thread, and oil paint affixed to canvas
54 x 38 inches
My Brother is Going To Live
2005
cut and sewn antique camel bags affixed to canvas
54 x 80 inches
Ascension
2023
92 x 54 inches
Weaving the Woven
2023
cut and woven strips of antique, hand-dyed camel bags and paint, mounted on canvas and wood, framed with old discarded ladders
60 x 78 inches
Jigsaw II
2024
discarded carpet remnants cut and mounted on wood, paint, framed with old discarded ladders
Three by Three
2023
cut antique hand-dyed camel bags, paint, mounted on canvas and wood, framed with old discarded ladders
64 x 72 inches
Tangled Web
2023
woven raw wool roving, wood, framed with old discarded ladders
64 x 72 inches
Jigsaw I
2024
discarded carpet remnants cut and mounted on wood, paint, framed with old discarded ladders
70 x 65 inches
Untitled
2023
Raw canvas, torn hand dyed fabric remnants, oil paint
15 x 14 inches
Untitled
2023
Raw canvas, torn hand dyed fabric remnants, oil paint
16 x 13 inches
Untitled
2023
Raw canvas, torn hand dyed fabric remnants, oil paint
16 x 13 inches
Weeping Hearts
2023
Mixed media: fragments of used canvas, flipped over, stitched together and painted over with layers of paint and liquid graphite, old paint rags shaped with starch and affixed to canvas on board
46 by 64 inches
Weeping Hearts
2023
Mixed media: fragments of used canvas, flipped over, stitched together and painted over with layers of paint and liquid graphite, old paint rags shaped with starch and affixed to canvas on board
46 by 64 inches
Requiem for Steve
2023
Mixed Media: Steve’s dropcloth, with a portion torn off and painted funereal purple, nailed into dropcloth with tacks
42 by 84 inches
Requiem for Steve (detail)
2023
Mixed Media: Steve’s dropcloth, with a portion torn off and painted funereal purple, nailed into dropcloth with tacks
42 by 84 inches
Basement Installation 2023
Basement Installation 2023
Weeping Hydrangeas
2020
Graphite and oil paint on canvas
40 x 30 inches
Masculin et Feminin
2023
Bra and panties sewn into a used dropcloth
36 x 22 inches
Don't Fence Me In
2023
Canvas, paint, dress, barbed wire
48 x 36 inches
Requiem for Women's Rights
60 x 36 inches
Portrait of the Artist
2022
Photo of artist, Dress made from green tulle and sewn into raw canvas, dining room chair.
96 x 36 inches