STATES OF DRESS SERIES

1998 – present

Casino Chip Dress

Casino Chip Dress

2008 – Casino chips and zip ties, life-size. Eldorado Dry Lake Bed, Boulder City, NV.

Corn Dress

Corn Dress

2004 – Welded steel frame, corn, twine, 6′ X 14′. Homestead Valley Estates, New York Mills, MN.

Dandelion Dress

Dandelion Dress

1999 – Dandelions and wire dress frame, 10′ tall. Adel Public Footpath, Leeds, England. From the Dress Series.

Garbage Dress

Garbage Dress

2009 – Garbage bags and crumpled New York Times newspapers (re-cycled after use), lifesize. New York, NY.

Grass Dress

Grass Dress

2005 – Wire dress form and grass, lifesize. Wickiup Nature Center, Toddville, IA.

Lily Pad Dress

Lily Pad Dress

2000 – Wire dress form and lily pads. Life-size. Duurse Waarden Nature Preserve, Hijhe, Holland. From the Dress Series.

Pinecone Dress

Pinecone Dress

2006 – Pinecones and wire dress frame, 8′ tall. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME.

Red Dress

Red Dress

1998 – Dress made from 28 second-hand dresses, 18′ long.

Willow Dress

Willow Dress

2006 – Woven willow branches floated on Lower Piney Creek, 15′ long. Jentel Arts Residency, Banner, WY.

Casino Chip Dress

Casino Chip Dress

2008 – Casino chips and zip ties, life-size. Eldorado Dry Lake Bed, Boulder City, NV.

Corn Dress

Corn Dress

2004 – Welded steel frame, corn, twine, 6′ X 14′. Homestead Valley Estates, New York Mills, MN.

Dandelion Dress

Dandelion Dress

1999 – Dandelions and wire dress frame, 10′ tall. Adel Public Footpath, Leeds, England. From the Dress Series.

Garbage Dress

Garbage Dress

2009 – Garbage bags and crumpled New York Times newspapers (re-cycled after use), lifesize. New York, NY.

Grass Dress

Grass Dress

2005 – Wire dress form and grass, lifesize. Wickiup Nature Center, Toddville, IA.

Lily Pad Dress

Lily Pad Dress

2000 – Wire dress form and lily pads. Life-size. Duurse Waarden Nature Preserve, Hijhe, Holland. From the Dress Series.

Pinecone Dress

Pinecone Dress

2006 – Pinecones and wire dress frame, 8′ tall. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME.

Red Dress

Red Dress

1998 – Dress made from 28 second-hand dresses, 18′ long.

Willow Dress

Willow Dress

2006 – Woven willow branches floated on Lower Piney Creek, 15′ long. Jentel Arts Residency, Banner, WY.

99¢ ONLY DRESS SHOP

2008
Atomic Todd Gallery – Las Vegas, NV
An exhibition of clothing made entirely out of dollar store items

Beach Ball Dress

Beach Ball Dress

Beach balls & adhesive. Life-size

Blue Sponge Dress

Blue Sponge Dress

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Card Dress

Card Dress

Playing cards & adhesive. Life-size

Casino Chip Bikini

Casino Chip Bikini

Casino chips, zip-ties & shoelaces. Life-size

Easter Egg Detail 2

Easter Egg Detail 2

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Easter Egg Dress Detail 1

Easter Egg Dress Detail 1

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Easter Egg Dress

Easter Egg Dress

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Feather Duster Dress

Feather Duster Dress

Top: Plastic scrubbies, shoelaces & adhesive. Skirt: Feather dusters, belt & zip-ties. Life-size

Gallery View 3

Gallery View 3

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Gallery View

Gallery View

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Silver Shorts Vest

Silver Shorts Vest

Sponges & adhesive. Life-size

Sponge Bikini

Sponge Bikini

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Sponge Dress Back

Sponge Dress Back

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Sponge Dress

Sponge Dress

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Wedding Dress Detail 2

Wedding Dress Detail 2

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Wedding Dress Detail

Wedding Dress Detail

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Wedding Dress

Wedding Dress

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

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Gallery View 2

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Beach Ball Dress

Beach Ball Dress

Beach balls & adhesive. Life-size

Blue Sponge Dress

Blue Sponge Dress

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Card Dress

Card Dress

Playing cards & adhesive. Life-size

Casino Chip Bikini

Casino Chip Bikini

Casino chips, zip-ties & shoelaces. Life-size

Easter Egg Detail 2

Easter Egg Detail 2

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Easter Egg Dress Detail 1

Easter Egg Dress Detail 1

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Easter Egg Dress

Easter Egg Dress

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Feather Duster Dress

Feather Duster Dress

Top: Plastic scrubbies, shoelaces & adhesive. Skirt: Feather dusters, belt & zip-ties. Life-size

Gallery View 3

Gallery View 3

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Gallery View

Gallery View

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Silver Shorts Vest

Silver Shorts Vest

Sponges & adhesive. Life-size

Sponge Bikini

Sponge Bikini

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Sponge Dress Back

Sponge Dress Back

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Sponge Dress

Sponge Dress

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Wedding Dress Detail 2

Wedding Dress Detail 2

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Wedding Dress Detail

Wedding Dress Detail

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Wedding Dress

Wedding Dress

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

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Gallery View 2

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

DOLLAR STORE

2002
Open End Art – Chicago, IL
An exhibition of sculpture made entirely out of dollar store items

Sponges

Color Chain

Sponges, glue and toilet roll dispenser, 14′ (installation length) 24′ (actual length)

Silver Cylinder

Silver Cylinder

Lint traps and hair pins, approx. 3′ X 2′ X 2′

Hula

Hula

40 reconstructed hula hoops and fishing line, 12′ X 10′

Hanging Hose

Hanging Hose

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Hanging Hose Frisbee

Hanging Hose Frisbee

Hanging Hose Detail

Hanging Hose Detail

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Frisbee Starburst

Frisbee Starburst

54 Frisbees nailed to gallery wall, 12′ X 14′

Dollar Store Gallery View

Dollar Store Gallery View

Copper Ball

Copper Ball

Copper scouring pads and hair pins, approx. 2′ X 2′ X 2′

Clothespin Tower

Clothespin Tower

Stacked clothespins, 3′ X 6″ X 3″

Caps

Color Caps

Stuffed shower caps, 8′ tall

Brillo Cube

Brillo Cube

Brillo pads and glue, 3′ square

Brillo Cube and Caps

Brillo Cube and Caps

Sponges

Color Chain

Sponges, glue and toilet roll dispenser, 14′ (installation length) 24′ (actual length)

Silver Cylinder

Silver Cylinder

Lint traps and hair pins, approx. 3′ X 2′ X 2′

Hula

Hula

40 reconstructed hula hoops and fishing line, 12′ X 10′

Hanging Hose

Hanging Hose

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Hanging Hose Frisbee

Hanging Hose Frisbee

Hanging Hose Detail

Hanging Hose Detail

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Frisbee Starburst

Frisbee Starburst

54 Frisbees nailed to gallery wall, 12′ X 14′

Dollar Store Gallery View

Dollar Store Gallery View

Copper Ball

Copper Ball

Copper scouring pads and hair pins, approx. 2′ X 2′ X 2′

Clothespin Tower

Clothespin Tower

Stacked clothespins, 3′ X 6″ X 3″

Caps

Color Caps

Stuffed shower caps, 8′ tall

Brillo Cube

Brillo Cube

Brillo pads and glue, 3′ square

Brillo Cube and Caps

Brillo Cube and Caps

HOLE SERIES

1998

Candy

Candy

Acrylic, candy and PVA on wood, 20″ X 16″

GARMENT SERIES

1998

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Boots (Cowboy)

Boots and shotgun shells, life-size

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Sandals (Cinderella)

Vintage sandals and food stamps, life-size

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Sleep

Vintage high-heeled shoes and sleeping pills, life-size

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Robe (Her Majesty) Detail

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

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Robe (Her Majesty)

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

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Corset

Vintage corset and fingers from dishwashing gloves, life-size

sculpture-trophy

Trophy

Vintage high-heeled shoes and pillow, life-size

sculpture-boot

Boots (Cowboy)

Boots and shotgun shells, life-size

sculpture-sandals

Sandals (Cinderella)

Vintage sandals and food stamps, life-size

sculpture-sleep

Sleep

Vintage high-heeled shoes and sleeping pills, life-size

sculpture-robedetail

Robe (Her Majesty) Detail

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

sculpture-robe

Robe (Her Majesty)

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

sculpture-corset

Corset

Vintage corset and fingers from dishwashing gloves, life-size

sculpture-trophy

Trophy

Vintage high-heeled shoes and pillow, life-size