My newest paintings evolved from the Trashquilt project. I start with discarded juice cartons and work with text and paint and make transfers from the paint to paper. I complete them by sewing into the paper and also attaching them to the ground by sewing.
This series of large drawings was made surrounding the 2016 US election,. The text, “Between the Darkness of the Sun and Moon, ” was written in March 2015, five days after a young pilot intentionally flew an airplane with 149 passengers into the French Alps.
I continued working on it in 2017 and began to add ink over the oil paintings that were printed from the ‘Trashquilt’ It’s a meditation on how one thing, person event leaves a mark on whatever he she or it is next to.