“Last Gesture” is a sculpture and short film created in late 2021. It was one of 3 winners of the Frankenthaler Climate Art Awards, and was selected as the Visual Earth component of One Earth Journal Volume 5, Issue 6. The film can be viewed on the Frankenthaler Climate Art Awards website. An inland sea…
See official publication in SWContemporary Vol. 2 Flights of Fancy In August 2020, I relocated from Salt Lake City to Green River, Utah on a volunteer contract. This is a real boom-and-bust town, known for its defunct missile base, melon fields, slot canyons, uranium tailings, and prospects of a nuclear reactor. Much of my extended…
Bonneville Assessments are a collection of 3 sculptures that re-construct documents, detritus, and sediment from hazardous industrial sites in the Bonneville Basin. This series was completed in Spring 2020, and has been partially exhibited in Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition at Finch Lane Gallery and From Before to Now at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.…
Response & Responsibility
Response & Responsibility is a collaborative sculpture and short film documenting the burning of a barbed-wire wrapped dining set on a burn scar in Central Utah using discarded barbed wire with Alec Bang, and exhibited in our dual-show (in)land at Finch Lane Gallery in Salt Lake City.
Inland Sea is a series of images and text made around the edges of the Great Salt Lake from 2017-2020. Taking influence from the Center for Land Use Interpretation ethos, I made my way around the lake trying to understand the language of land-use and my own personal narrative around the Great Salt Lake. This…
Screentime is a single 40×50″ C-print produced in 2019 from the scan of a large format color film slide. Using no digital alteration except for dust removal, this image was created to replicate a dream, reflecting on its meaning during the creative process. The final print was exhibited in the Alfred Lambourne Arts Program. As…
[De]Composition is a photographic study of abandoned structures made between 2015-2017. Windows are used in the compositions as frames to juxtapose industrial decay with the new ecologies inhabiting these places. The images were captured on 35mm black and white film and printed with traditional silver gelatin process, then exhibited several times at art shows around…