My book, Hydrospheric Variations, will be featured in the Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana, as part of the exhibit, The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2022. The exhibit will be on view September 17, 2022–January 8, 2023.
I am taking a break from new imagery to spend time on assemblage. A few months ago, my studio neighbor Paul Hofmann gave me some wood boxes. Later, while walking in north Berkeley, I found a biography of Joseph Cornell in a Little Free Library. These things came to me unasked for and called me to compose photographs and objects in the boxes. Three are finished; I’m doing the slow process of final assembly on two more, attaching one element every day.
Recently finished two One-Sheet Books, Here and Mirror. These are concise groups of images meant to be poetic reflections on the world and our place in it, avoiding any demands to describe assigned identities.
The 2021 series, Memento Mori, consists of 11 images printed on 100% cotton canvas then mounted to wooden panels. Copper leaf was applied to the panel edges, and both canvas and copper leaf were protected with varnish. I’ve wanted to do more hands-on work for some time, starting with Memento Mori and continuing on with the assemblage boxes.
The latest print-on-demand book, FLOW, is available now at MagCloud.com. It is a compilation of several small projects and also includes favorite non-series images from the last few years. My Online Store is showing a selection of fine art prints, handmade books, and ephemera. It’s been satisfying to offer smaller works and studio items for affordable prices, using easy online ordering via Square. To see it, please use the menu link under Shop.