I am one of 11 artists working towards a curated exhibition entitled “Fires of Change,”
scheduled for September 2015 at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, Arizona,
and traveling to The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
until April 3rd, 2016.
Progress made by volunteers crocheting and knitting a single line of black yarn to replicate the perimeter of the Gladiator Fire, Crown King, Arizona.
My piece, 100% Contained, is a poetic gesture – an organic line made by many hands – that intends to bring forth the beauty of a community effort linked by a common goal: raising awareness about the impact of fire on the land we inhabit.
Migration is my most recent installation commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art for the Canal Convergence event in Scottsdale, AZ.
The work reflects upon the ever-soaring creative spirit of our valley supported by Scottsdale Public Art and on the gatherings of people seeking rest and recreation, particularly the sense of community found during events such as the Canal Convergence each year. The modular installations capture the spirit of play throughout the Waterfront sites, reminding visitors of fleeting memories of childhood and their own experiences of migration, while subtly addressing the reoccurring phenomenon of Scottsdale’s own shifting population and raising awareness on bird ecology in the Southwest.
“Canal Convergence is an annual series of engaging and inspiring free events at the Scottsdale Waterfront featuring innovative large scale installations by local and international artists, hands-on activities, live music, performances, and Artisan Market’s urban marketplace experience….”
For more information and scheduled events visit Scottsdale Public Art Canal Convergence 2015.