I grew up on a farm in a rural North Texas town called Ovilla, Texas known for the Box Car Willie Memorial Overpass and as a filming location for Walker Texas Ranger. I received a BFA in Graphic Design in 1994 and a BFA in Sculpture in 2007 from Texas State University – San Marcos. In 2010 I received an MFA in Sculpture from UTSA. I reclaim and reuse old furniture in my work as an exploration of identity over time. I also have extensive knowledge in printmaking (mezzotint, intaglio, relief and screen printing), as well as 20 years of graphic design experience.
Is anything ever the same after it has been broken? Not just physically or financially broken, but emotionally and spiritually wounded. These hybrid forms, based on used and antique furniture explore the idea of attaining normalcy after damage, as well as exploring the evolution of identity with age. Used furniture is a natural choice because […]Read more