ARTWORK > Sculptural Works

Protector (for Extinct Carolina Parakeets and others)
Natural 'birdhouse' gourd, cast Apoxie Sculpt, acrylic and enamel paint, hardware
2016
Crown of Thorns for Mammoths (Missing You)
Honey Locust branches, florist wire
30 x 30 x 8 in
2015
Species Traitor II
Freshwater pearls, wood, Apoxie Sculpt
The size of the artist's femur
2015
Camouflage XXVIII (Poacher Protection for Critically Endangered Lear’s Macaw)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, paperclay, gel medium, silver leaf
2014
Camouflage XVIII (Hurricane Helmet for Endangered Monserrat Oriole)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, paperclay, glue, acrylic cabochons, glass beads, gel medium
2014
Camouflage XXX (Disguise for Endangered Yellow-crested Cockatoo with Glitter-scatter Enhancement)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, paperclay, glue, spray paint, glitter
2014
Species Traitor I
Pearly nautilus shell, synthetic hair, glue
21 x 6 x 3 in.
2013
New Ways to See III
Vintage resin & marble bust, acrylic paint, glue, synthetic hair, trying to remember our animal nature
2013
Spill (Spell for Endangered Cranes)
Vintage porcelain birds, acrylic, powdered graphite, human hair
5 x 22 x 11 in.
2012
Mirror Test (Reclaim)
Vintage porcelain birds, spray paint, plastic crystal
5 x 12 x 4 in.
2012
New Ways to See VII
Vintage plaster bust, collected orange bracket fungus
2015
New Ways to See IV
Vintage resin and black marble bust, wind-fallen lichen
2015
New Ways to See I & II
Vintage composite marble & wood busts, glue, archivally-preserved lichen, imagining another path for Western culture where "nature" was not symbolically separated from "culture"
2013
New Ways to See VIII
Vintage metal and wood bust, collected bracket fungus
2015
New Kinds of Words I
Vintage book titled 'Girls of the Forest', vintage recycled raccoon fur, bookbinding glue
2013
New Kinds of Words II
Vintage book titled 'Children of the New Forest,' archivally-preserved lichen, bookbinding glue
2013
New Kinds of Words III & IV
Vintage books, archivally-preserved lichen, pearlescent powder pigments, bookbinding glue
2015
Companion for Utopians I
Stag beetle (Hexarthrius mandibularis), mylar, acrylic ink, silver thread
3 x 1.5 x 0.5 in.
2013
Therianthropy
Vintage coyote, beaver, muskrat and faux fur, vintage tent, naturally dyed crepe de chine silk (sandalwood & cochineal), synthetically dyed Habotai silk, brass poles, real plants & plastic plants, vintage boots, mud, gold leaf
55 x 60 x 84 in.
2012
Burial Mound
Vintage recycled raccoon fur coats, waxed thread, reclaimed wood, batting, brass, salt-dyed Habotai silk, polymer clay crystals, plastic crystals, smoke machine
38 x 75 x 75 in.
2012
Charmer
Vintage upcycled fur (raccoon, muskrat, beaver, mink), waxed thread, wire
28 x 20 x 60 in.
2013
Camouflage V (Ultra-deflector for Endangered Bird of Paradise)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, glue, paperclay, acrylic, gold leaf
2013
Camouflage IX (Woodwoodpecker)
Vintage porcelain bird, gold leaf, styrofoam, glue, faux bois painting skills
2013
Camouflage XIV (Ultra-deflector for Endangered Florida Grasshopper Sparrow)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, paperclay, glue, acrylic paint, gold leaf
2014
Camouflage XV (Ultra-deflector for Eurasian Jay with Glitter Scatter Enhancement)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, glue, acrylic paint, glitter
2014
Camouflage II (Disguise for Endangered Bird)
Vintage porcelain bird, paperclay, acrylic
5.5 x 5 x 5 in.
2012
Camouflage I (Disguise for Endangered Bird)
Vintage porcelain bird, paperclay, acrylic
6 x 4.5 x 3 in.
2012
Camouflage X (Deflector Prototype for Endangered Coppery-bellied Puffleg Hummingbird)
Vintage porcelain bird, styrofoam, paperclay, glue, iridescent acrylic
2013
Camouflage VI (Deflector Prototype for Marine Mammals - Family Pack)
Vintage miniature porcelain figurines, paperclay, acrylic
2013
Camouflage VII (Deflector Prototype for Marine Mammals)
Vintage porcelain figurine, paperclay, acrylic
2013
Camouflage XII (Disguise for Endangered Parrot)
Vintage porcelain bird, paperclay, acrylic
2013
Camouflage III (Variable Holographic Costume Prototype for Endangered Bird - Rock Mode)
Vintage porcelain bird, paperclay, acrylic
5 x 5 x 4 in.
2012
Fungi for Fungi
Cast mushrooms (designed to fertilize fungus as they compost) to be installed in a forest in need of bioremediation, a small attempt at reparations
2013
Camouflage IV (Pair Bond)
Archivally preserved wind-fallen lichen, paperclay, vintage porcelain birds
8 x 9 x 4 in.
2012
How to Disappear (Hideout for Endangered Hummingbirds)
Archivally preserved wind-fallen lichen, paperclay, black glitter, microsuede, vintage bell jar
10.5 x 8 x 11 in.
2012
Porcelain bird figurine covered in lichen by environmentalist artist Jenny Kendler
Archivally preserved wind-fallen lichen on vintage porcelain bird figurine under bell jar
10.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 in.
2012
Camouflage VIII (Pair Bond II)
Vintage porcelain egrets, archivally preserved wind-fallen lichen, microbeads, iridescent acrylic, paperclay
2013
Lest We Break These Fragile Connections II
Venus comb (Murex pecten) shell, glue, patience , golden threads
2013
Lest We Break These Fragile Connections I
Chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) shell, cast beeswax, glue, golden thread
2013
Challenge for Utopians
Vintage bell jar, Tanzanian brown wasp (Hymenoptera sp.), polymer clay, acrylic paint, brass, glue
2013
Woodhenge
Honey locust twigs, lichen, burned pages from vintage book titled "Forest Valuation"
Dimensions variable
2012
Circle of Protection (Queen Anne's Lace)
Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota), the earth
2012
Memorial (Goodbye Old-growth Forests)
Funeral wreath stand, found lichen-encrusted twigs, mirror
2013
Circle of Protection (Male Pussies)
Male American pussy willow (Salix discolor) catkins, glue, a sense of humor about the social construction of gender
Dimensions variable
2013
Circle of Protection (Rose Thorns & Sharks' Teeth)
All the thorns from a single wild rose bush (Rosa sp.), fossil sharks' teeth from eBay
Dimensions variable
2012
Circle of Protection (Woodhenge)
Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) thorns harvested at ACRE, glue
Dimensions variable
2012
Circle of Protection (Porcupine Quills)
Shed Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata) quills, river stones gathered on a canoe trip with my brothers, 'home-grown' crystals, rainbow colored thread
Dimensions variable
2013
Web (For There is an Intimacy Here that Includes You)
Over 200 round mirrors, white nails, glue, metallic thread
Dimensions vary based on each installation site
2013
Encrustation (Arrowheads & Beetles)
Knapped flint arrowheads, various species of beetles
2013
Encrustation (Limpets)
Limpet shells (var. Hawaiian species), interference acrylic paint, museum putty
Dimensions variable
2013
Encrustation (Lichen)
Wind-fallen lichen collected in Norway, craft foam, glue
Dimensions variable
2012
Circle of Protection (Animal Breath)
Papier-mâché, paper clay, wire, tempera, synthetic hair, plastic crystals, LED lights, mica, beetles
40 x 80 x 80 in.
2013
Wild Life Sanctuary (My Island)
Papier-mâché, paper clay, wire, tempera, acrylic mirror, toothpicks, recycled paper insulation, recycled glass icicles, cultivated mold
36 x 72 x 80 in
2013
Blind (for a Vanishing Creature)
Amethyst geode and needle-felted wool
11 x 11 x 11 in.
2012
Ottomans for Contemplating Ocean Acidification
Vintage upcycled Karakul sheep (Ovis aries) fur, recycled batting, purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) shells, shed crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata) quills, knowledge that our oceans are acidifying at the fastest pace in 300 million yrs.
2013
Forest Valuation
Vintage book, charcoal, “real” moss (wild-harvested and store bought) & “fake” moss
20 x 12 x 12 in.
2012
Infinite Ferns (Ferns Forever!)
Plastic ferns, green thread, hope
2013
My Bower I
Materials collected in the artist’s home town, from some of her favorite places as a teenager (Belle Island, Fantastic Thrift, Ben Franklin Crafts)
Approx. 50 x 60 x 40 in.
2011
The Long Goodbye (Ocean Acidification)
Purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) endoskeletons, real and fake crystals, hot glue
46 x 20 x 20 in.
2011
Encrustation (Scallops)
Sustainably-farmed scallop (Chlamys nobilis) shells, craft foam
Dimensions variable
2012
Community
Found honeycomb, wind-fallen lichen (Usnea sp.), ink, acrylic, glitter-glue, paperclay, brass, vintage bell jar
7.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 in.
2012
Mutual
Wild-harvested Salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius) seeds, glue, silver thread, mylar, iridescent ink, vintage bell jar
7.5 x 5 x 5 in.
2012
Pagan Archipelago
Hand-sculpted paperclay, watercolor, & synthetic hair on shelf fungus
each 5 to 7 in. across
2011
Island Biogeography (for Robert MacArthur)
Milkweed seeds and acrylic on shelf fungus
each 4 to 13 in. across
2011
Solastalgia (Pregnant Woman with Bow-legs & Pubic Mane)
Hand-sculpted plasticine clay, wool, brass, translucent film, living moss, & cork on reclaimed wood pedestal
10 x 17 x 9 in.
2011
Relic from Wunderkammer
Found deer skull, hand-sculpted polymer clay, micro-beads, iridescent ink, acrylics, and glue under scientific bell-jar
18 x 10 x 10 in.
2007
Selection: 23 Endangered Species
Graphite and watercolor on paper, vintage horse-show award ribbons
2007
Mounting
Hand-sculpted plasticine figure, lipstick, iridescent pigment and Arizona quartz in scientific bell-jar
12 x 7 x 7 in.
2007
Connection (A woman and a juvenile polar bear thinking a rainbow)
Hand-sculpted plasticine figures, vellum, marker, iridescent ink, lipstick, baking soda, soil and gravel in vintage terrarium
11 x 7 x 7 in.
2007
Nature Shall Provide (Feral girl with bow-legs and pubic mane)
Hand-sculpted plasticine figure, lipstick, live plants, soil and gravel in vintage terrarium
8 x 5 x 5 in.
2007