Screwed - Eagle
Screwed – Eagle
Elaborate cartouch containing the words "ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS" (art is long, life is short). The work is unfinished to show that the artist has been "called away".
Art is Long, Life is Short
A rebus uses images and letters to create word puzzle. This "memento mori" series reminds us of Life's frailty.
Memento Mori Rebus
Dead Funny: Boat/54" x 21"/In these hand-embroidered panels, the text of a joke begins as straight and even lines, eventually deconstructing into a jumble of words and letters. You can laugh, but you can’t escape your inexorable dissolution.
Dead Funny
Dense hand embroidery on vintage textile, 57" x 48". A woman with a double body displays large graphic wounds and the instruments that made them --- arrows, swords, clubs, etc. The wounds are dated and could refer to incidents my life. She holds scissors and needle & thread. It is a psychic self-portrait.
From the Cradle to the Grave
Mrs. Death showing off a cake with Mr. Yuck face. Embroidery on textile. 16" x 13"
A Day in the Life of Mrs. Death
American Memento Mori
The Rake’s Progress
Memento Mori billboards/Birmingham, UK