XXYY, detail, 2014 oil and mixed media on cut canvas, 48 x 60 inches
contemporary and fine art vs craft. These are objects that sit between craft and fine art, referencing and critiquing traditions of each. Questions are raised in the work about functionality vs aesthetics, garish pop forms vs accepted notions of taste. Considerations of the â€˜gazeâ€™ as it relates to normative vs queer culture are referenced in this body of work.
As part of this questioning, traditional approaches to drawing and ceramics are combined with pop culture ideas and banal narrative actions. Contrast is very appealing to us, as artists with very different backgrounds. We like to also contrast how 3D objects and 2D images can interact and change how each function. Over your career you have exhibited
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