Our ancestors were very worthy people but their wall-papers were abominable

Our ancestors were very worthy people but their wall-papers were abominable

2016

graphite, acrylic, pastel, colored pencil, 23K gold leaf, sterling silver leaf, powdered bronze,  matte medium, and plasti-dip rubber, on arches, hardware

56” x 42”

DESCRIPTION: using family items to celebrate one single ancestor, (Bastress) the name which has since died out in though bloodlines gets one last chance

The letter ran thus, “ My dear son, when you read this, we shall probably be separated by the wide ocean

The letter ran thus, “ My dear son, when you read this, we shall probably be separated by the wide ocean

graphite, acrylic paint, 23K gold leaf,  powdered bronze, pastel, rubber coating, colored pencil, guache, sterling silver leaf, matte medium, tassel and pin on arches

2016

66" x 42"

 

The letter ran thus, “ My dear son, when you read this, we shall probably be separated by the wide ocean

The letter ran thus, “ My dear son, when you read this, we shall probably be separated by the wide ocean

detail

2016

In which I entertain peculiar views

In which I entertain peculiar views

graphite, acrylic paint, white charcoal, colored pencil, 23K gold leaf, sterling silver leaf, powdered bronze, matte medium, vinyl, gimp, and upholstery tacks on arches

2016

58" x 42"

DESCRIPTION: using family items to celebrate one single ancestor, (Nagle) the name which has since died out in though bloodlines gets one last chance

In which I entertain peculiar views

In which I entertain peculiar views

detail

graphite, acrylic paint, white charcoal, colored pencil, 23K gold leaf, sterling silver leaf, powdered bronze, matte medium, vinyl, gimp, and upholstery tacks on arches

2016

58" x 42"

DESCRIPTION: using family items to celebrate one single ancestor, (Nagle) the name which has since died out in though bloodlines gets one last chance

 

 

generate: a

generate: a

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

generate: h

generate: h

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

generate: f

generate: f

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

generate: d

generate: d

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

generate: e

generate: e

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

generate: c

generate: c

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

generate: b

generate: b

graphite and white charcoal on paper 14" x 14"

2009

a series based upon genetics, guinea fowl feathers, dna, morse code and genealogy 

 graphite on paper 7"  7"  series of images based upon guinea fowl feathers 

graphite on paper 7"  7"

series of images based upon guinea fowl feathers 

sixteen sisters, one through eight

sixteen sisters, one through eight

graphite on paper, aluminum

2011

sixteen sisters, one through eight (detail)

sixteen sisters, one through eight (detail)

graphite on paper, aluminum

2011

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 graphite on paper     7" x 7"   

graphite on paper

 

7" x 7"

 

feather 1.jpg
feather 2.jpg
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 part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870  2011 - current  7" x 7"

part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870

2011 - current

7" x 7"

 part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870  2011 - current  7" x 7"

part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870

2011 - current

7" x 7"

 part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870  2011 - current  7" x 7"

part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870

2011 - current

7" x 7"

 part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870  2011 - current  7" x 7"

part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870

2011 - current

7" x 7"

 part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870  2011 - current  7" x 7"

part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870

2011 - current

7" x 7"

 part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870  2011 - current  7" x 7"

part of the ongoing series of graphite drawings on arches rendered from tin types from my ancestors circa 1850-1870

2011 - current

7" x 7"