Patent Pending in Lubbock

Review of the show Patent Pending where I exhibited Hairy Book Crack. Each piece was based on a 1960’s patent book. I opened mine to a page depicting a male toy robot equipped with all the right anatomy. I proceeded to remove pages before this entry to shred. I replaced the pages in their shredded state in the middle of the book. Then I painted them black to gently reference human body hair. I think transforms the book into a body itself. Additionally, the seeming growth of hair in the book crack in this case references age. As the book…

Business Man

“Business Man” is one of my very first projects from back in 2005. In fact this group of images was due to show in October after hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans (where I was living at the time). So the prints evacuated with me and I was able to get them framed in Florida and shipped to Boston in time for the show. The guy in the images are me however I don’t consider these self portraits. They are images from a dream sequence I had so I consider them an unconscious expression of something. Not sure exactly what but…