“For the past several months I have been developing maquettes and drawings for a sculpture that will be included in an exhibition entitled Human Impact: Stories of the Opioid Epidemic. This exhibition will be at The Fuller Craft Museum from September 28th, 2019 through March 15, 2020. All of the work in this group exhibition will try to shine a light on the devastating impact the opioid crisis has created both locally and nationally while also giving voice to those families who were willing to share their stories about struggling to overcome this disorder.
I spent the month of October at The Vermont Studio Center where I was given a studio with a fully equipped shop downstairs. This residency allowed me to develop new work using welded steel, rice paper and wooden forms. These pieces might be part of my show at Boston Sculptors Gallery next December.
Most of my sculpture materials come to me through happenstance either biking to my studio or driving around my neighborhood on trash day. Every once in awhile I come across something special like a dumpster filled with loaves of French Bread and old plywood, which inspired me to create this piece: “