This work utilized the found forms of blister packs as molds. In this manner, a new positive is made from these empty spaces used to house consumer items. Here is a partial list of the products whose packaging was utilized: CFL light bulbs, Wacom pens, small model airplane, pears, headphones, and hard-boiled egg snack packs.
For this work, I have collected various healthcare, pharmaceutical, and charity logos, particularly ones that utilized heart, hand, or person imagery, and arranged them into a meta-icon. Using the format of Tibetan prayer flags as a basis, I have surrounded this meta-icon with protest slogans advocating for health care reform. This juxtaposition points to the problem of instituting health care reform in an environment dominated by corporations that stand to benefit from its failure.
A series of paintings reinterpreting the symbolic representations of the body in Eastern and New Age tradtions.
Peekskill’s prime hilltop real estate, once owned by St. Mary’s Convent, is slowly being converted to luxury residences. This castle logo is taken from the nearby apartment complex, Chateau Rives, which was once the convent school.
The painting on mesh allows the light to pass through and create a “drawing” on the ground, changing as the sun moves throughout the day. It becomes an ephemeral “castle in the sky”, referencing our desire to buy a home, even against steep odds.
An installation of tweleve paintings based on symbolic uses of animals, executed in combinations of tea, resist, gold paint and leaf.
The molecular structure of D-fructose, aka high fructose corn syrup, built out of Dum-Dum lollipops.
What if corporate sponsorship added a few miles to your daily commute? A different kind of Spaghetti Junction.
917 dimes embedded into either side of a plank of poplar to spell out a slogan selling soda.
A floor drawing made with shattered auto glass, using symbols taken from jewelry/pawnshop awnings.
A visualization of the 1998 ExxonMobil merger, where the graphic text reverberates and envelops the detailed Pegasus.
This sign was created as part of the Dreamland Artist's Club, in collaboration with Creative Time and is installed on Jones Walk, Coney Island. It advertises a booth dispensing cold drinks and ice cream bars via vending machines.
The signature/logo of John Hancock defines the topographical landscape of the United States which in reverberates wave of orange into the surrounding space.
The blister pak of a Nintendo GameCube controller was repeatedly cast in granulated sugar and the resulting structures are displayed on mirrored plexiglass shelves.
This logo drawing was outlined on the wall in black paint, and visitors were allowed to color it in throughout the duration of the show.
This closed highway system is composed of eight interconnected GE logos, complete with overpasses and loops roads.
This is a small-scale model for a proposed room-sized installation where the outline of a logo recursively covers all of the available surfaces.
This is the first version of this piece, installed for the Founding Fathers show at ABC No Rio. It was later realized on a grander scale for a show at the Queens Museum.
The slogans of two fast food rivals are created from each other's logos.
This is an audio collection of all of Coca-Cola's slogans from 1968 til now as spoken by a computerized voice, to the tune of Chopin's Funeral March.
In this series, I am embroidering a logo sampler for each letter of the alphabet.
Logos are rearranged into various new forms according to the principles of the Tangram puzzle, an ancient Chinese spatial puzzle.