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My childhood was
replete with affection, serenity, fun and art. In the sanctuary of my
home, I marked “studio” space. Creative play was cultivated here and
afar in private art classes. During these formative years, parties and
excursions were customary. My mother gently orchestrated while my father
synchronized and amused. Partygoers donned vibrant pointed headgear. The
male and female symbolism of these conic forms was beyond the realm of
my youthful discoveries.
hats wall sculptures are
inspired by such memories.
hats with male and female
inhabitants are metaphors for life: the celebration of humans being. The
figures and vessels are partnered through marbled color. Swirls and
currents of hues flow as naturally as our bloodstream, circulating the
breath of life, energizing. My intention is to playfully ally three
material elements: a figure, a party hat and an elastic cord. The
characters mingle and harmonize with the hats in joyful carefree
postures, blissful and nimble in communion with the spirit, rapture and
gala of life.
hats, created in
2004 and 2005
are companions of