The Semper Augustus Washington (greedy goods), 2014.
The Semper Augustus Washington (greedy goods), 2014.
The Semper Washington (greedy goods)
The Semper Washington (greedy goods)

10" x 20". $6, red satin embroidery thread, wire, tar, flock, gold leaf, needles,and lead.

Prone [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Prone [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

Reality | My Unemployed Life - satin & cotton thread hand embroidery on linen, 11” x 14” each

Control [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Control [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

My grandmother worked as seamstress in textile factories in the 1940s. I had grown up learning and watching from her, helping out when needed. It was a passion that stayed with me in life and translated into My Unemployed Life series.

Luck [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Luck [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

Embroidery is a women’s tradition that is both aristocratic enough for leisure and common enough for labor.

Benefit [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Benefit [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

Faced with my own lack of steady employment, I decided to take up a needle, channel my grandmother, and make work about my life of right now. The series took over a year, 6-9 hours each day, over 90,000 stitches.

Elevation, 2014
Elevation, 2014

Embroidery on linen, 16" x 20"

Recycled Materials | gallery, museum, collector, 2011
Recycled Materials | gallery, museum, collector, 2011

satin & cotton thread hand embroidery on raw canvas, 16”x 20”

Untitled Bruise #1, 2012
Untitled Bruise #1, 2012

embroidery on tissue

detail
detail
The Semper Augustus Washington (greedy goods), 2014.
The Semper Washington (greedy goods)
Prone [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Control [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Luck [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Benefit [My Unemployed Life series], 2011
Elevation, 2014
Recycled Materials | gallery, museum, collector, 2011
Untitled Bruise #1, 2012
detail
The Semper Augustus Washington (greedy goods), 2014.
The Semper Washington (greedy goods)

10" x 20". $6, red satin embroidery thread, wire, tar, flock, gold leaf, needles,and lead.

Prone [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

Reality | My Unemployed Life - satin & cotton thread hand embroidery on linen, 11” x 14” each

Control [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

My grandmother worked as seamstress in textile factories in the 1940s. I had grown up learning and watching from her, helping out when needed. It was a passion that stayed with me in life and translated into My Unemployed Life series.

Luck [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

Embroidery is a women’s tradition that is both aristocratic enough for leisure and common enough for labor.

Benefit [My Unemployed Life series], 2011

Faced with my own lack of steady employment, I decided to take up a needle, channel my grandmother, and make work about my life of right now. The series took over a year, 6-9 hours each day, over 90,000 stitches.

Elevation, 2014

Embroidery on linen, 16" x 20"

Recycled Materials | gallery, museum, collector, 2011

satin & cotton thread hand embroidery on raw canvas, 16”x 20”

Untitled Bruise #1, 2012

embroidery on tissue

detail
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