Visitors 6
Modified 1-Jul-17
Created 5-Nov-16
18 photos

This installation combined purchased or “found” pieces, discarded or donated by others & altered by me. My theme is human impact on our natural world – specifically, disappearing & compromised habitats; lost or endangered animal life; contaminated waterways; & climate change.


Please also see the Artomatic 2017 page of this website, where these themes are revisited and expanded upon ...
Installation view, Potomac MDSullied Fish:  paint on purchased woodcarving & metal kitchen shelving;  9.5”x19” (fish only)The Disappeared: wood lattice & tiles (painted pieces from an animal pair matching game); 26"x28"Strange Precipitation: painting by Donald Davis 10/1977; updated by me 1997, 2003 & 2016; 30"x48"Game Without Rules: wood tray on base & sponge-painted or rice paper on wood blocks; 17.5”x12”Pink Painting Interrupted: purchased, sliced canvas signed “Sabelle”, 3D nail file & 3D notebook cover; 7”x5” canvas, 10”x8” framePink Painting Interrupted: close-up viewMan with Loot or What’s In The Water?: paint on purchased, unsigned, hand-carved antique wood plaque; 16"x10.5”Fragmentation Station: wood tray & sponge-paint or rice paper on lacquered wood blocks; 17.5”x12”View 2: Fragmentation StationThe Past (We Can’t Go Back There): Decoupaged tray, crayon rubbings, magnetic strips from 3D notebook cover photo of marine life; 11.5"x7.75”Detail: installation viewNo Living Trees Were Harmed: flattened disassembled Ikea wire ornament tree & glow-in-the-dark shoelaces; 25"x20”Detail: Absent Friends: copper & wood frame for Byzantine icon; 8.25”x9.5" ovalMentor Mnemonic: paint on metal tray; photo magnets including stone Buddha’s hair, eyes & nose; Nelson Mandela’s mouth; the Dalai Lama’s ears; 10.25”x13”Under the Microscope: spray-painted plastic toy & seashell; 3”x6”Probe: metal slave bracelet (3.75” diameter), wire, letter beads & hoop with rice-papered wood block (5” diameter)Sky Watcher: glass bowl on my hand-painted dish; glitter balls; metal, slate & wood; float; 8”x4”

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