exhibitions

future

Silver Maples Gallery 100 will feature works by artists whose work focuses on the theme “RE”. My contribution will be a series of flux boxes entitled RE*COLLECTION: An American Post-war Childhood.

Each shadow box will contain a collage of photos, objects, and symbols that represent growing up in the “baby boomer” generation, focusing mostly on my own childhood during the1950s and early 60s: roller skating on sidewalks, riding bicycles, climbing in trees and building treehouses, playing hide and seek in the neighborhood, dressing up for Halloween, going to church on Sunday, riding in old cars, eating peach pie from our own peach tree, playing checkers, listening to music on vinyl records, wearing our hair in braids, playing with dolls, and twirling in full skirts with petticoats. 

 

past

28 July – 8 September 2017  |  Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts: Bugs, Birds and Beasts. Nineteen found object assemblages that feature over 50 insects and arachnids were featured in this group show of eight 2D and 3D artists. Click here for more information.

2017 Silver Maples Gallery 100: Animal Crackers. Included two large soft sculptures.

2016 Silver Maples Gallery 100: Bugs, Birds and Beasts. Participated with a talented group of local artists who presented various perspectives on the beauty and wonder of our planet’s wildlife. Press and photos.

2015 Silver Maples Gallery 100: Motorcycle Mamas. This installation included six life-size dolls posed on vintage motorcycles. The exhibit, which included paintings, drawings, photography and handmade dolls, focused on the history of pioneering women in motorcycling during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Press and photos.

2014 Silver Maples Gallery 100: Maker Dolls. This installation of 27 character dolls was inspired by my interest in today’s maker movement and the art of doll-making.

2013  Silver Maples Gallery 100: Abstract Paintings: Complexities + Complications.

2011 University of Michigan Duderstadt Center Gallery. Abstract Paintings: Complexities + Complications. This series of paintings arose from my thoughts about complexities related to being human.