Self Defense: 2018, 48″ x 40″, beads & sequins on polystyrene
Poem Teller: a beaded and sequined oracle speaks poems from a painting. 2013, 34″ x52″, beads, sequins, acrylic, iPod/video. Poem Teller (6 minute excerpt)
Clockwise from top left: Mirror Image, Smoky Mirror, Sometimes I Feel like Sue Kreitzman, Sometimes I Feel Like Angela Rogers, Sometimes I Feel Like Lisa Curran, Sometimes I Feel Like Tyrone Henderson
I am painting with beads and sequins. By embedding video in my beaded work- the two forms each tell their own story, being both still and moving, decorative and technological. Video pixels and beads are not so different; each building a matrix of color and light. In these works, both stories are interwoven, creating a synthesis.
Shekere Play Detail
Mermaid and Octopus
Mermaid and Octopus Detail
Dream of Dreams, 31″ x 37″, beads, sequins, found jewelry on polystyrene, 2014