Numerous trips to Italy over the past decade fostered an interest in the various shrines, icons, and tabernacles found throughout Florence. This fascination coupled with the realization that the natural landscape had become essentially obliterated by stonework in the magnificent buildings and pavements of the Renaissance led to an examination of [...]
Forest Remnants is a body of work stemming from my deep-seated admiration and connection to natural settings and objects. These particular sculptures are created as homage to the destruction of familiar trees.
As I collect and use natural relics as icons, votives, or objects of reverence, I hope to engage the viewer in [...]