Portfolio > Structural Drawings

side view of Branch, showing dimension
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, opened
44"x54"x9"
2015
$3600
drawing of a branch with leaves, cut
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, opened
44"x54"x9"
2015
$3600
drawing made at the National Museum of Health and Medicine
colored pencil on paper, cut and folded
30"x22"x3"
2014
$2000
Koan
colored pencil on paper, cut
30"x22"
2014
$2000
a tree knot and a moth wing
colored pencil and gesso on cut paper
30"x22"
2013
$2000
a bird I drew while in residence at the Museum of Natural History - thinking about moving through time and space
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, folded and glued
30"x22"
2013
$2000
drawing of a blue macaw birdskin, made while in residence at the Museum of Natural History
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, acrylic paint, cut, folded and sewn
65"x66"
2012
$7000
a drawing about the act and futility of drawing, made while in residence at the Natural History Museum
colored pencil on paper, partially mounted on gessoed canvas, folded and sewn, wood, hardware, powdered graphite
32"x24"x4"
2012
$2000
my attempt at creating the shape of a Lorenz Manifold - now in the collection of the DC Art Bank
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, folded and glued
42"x96"x11"
2011
in a private collection
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, opened and glued
42"x22"x3"
2010
the round cut-out hovers above the drawing
colored pencil on paper, cut and shifted
33"x22"
2013
two intertwined torus forms - another one found in physics - in the collection of the DC Art Bank
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, folded and glued
42"x54"x7"
2008
the klein bottle is a form found, mathematically, in physics
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, folded and glued
42"x72"x9"
2007
in a private collection
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut and wound, wood, hardward
34"x24"x4"
2007
in a private collection
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, folded and glued
variable
2007
a torus - from physics - cutting through, and making the bird unrecognizable
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut, folded and glue
39"x54"x5"
2007

These drawings all become dimensional through the use of cutting and folding. Some of the forms are based on ideas found in physics. Others are more intuitive.
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