I make stuff. Stuff made from other stuff. Usually stuff that no one cares much about anymore. Stuff from the trash. Stuff from the basement. Discarded stuff from old factories and second hand stores.
I don't see much of what something is. Mostly I see what it will be.
My father, an avid antique collector, bought out an old shuttered doll factory in Indiana thinking there might be a market for misc heads, hands, feet and legs. There wasn't really. So I hand picked through thousands of pieces, filled up two giant suitcases and started making these...
In 2004 I visited one of my top 5 favorite places - the Milwaukee Art Museum, to see the extraordinary show of Gees Bend Quilts. Then in 2006 I designed and built my home/studio in Venice, Ca. which needed a lot of Drywall. I drove to Sun Valley to place an order and discovered what would become my newest obsession.
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