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Vulnerable Photography and Video “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love” is an often-cited quote from author Brene’ Brown’s book Daring Greatly (2012).  My current project explores the connection between vulnerability and love.    I explore questions such as, “What is the connection between vulnerability and love?" and...

Conversation Cards Performance Part of The Art of Enough series.  I was searching for a way to create a more intimate exhibition experience.  Most of my previous exhibition experiences were a lot of work followed by one evening of brief interactions with attendees.   It was tiring and unsatisfying. I...

[caption id="attachment_16689" align="alignleft" width="321"] October 12[/caption] Small Surprises  Online Documentation of Year Long Mindfulness Practice Part of The Art of Enough Series Small Surprises began when I was given this guidance: “I think you should seek to have pleasurable moments during ordinary experiences”. This is essentially the concept of mindfulness,...

My Mother Made Me Laugh. My Father Showed Me How Things Worked. Mixed Media. Part of The Art of Enough art and podcast series The objects representing the pain of my childhood ended in a big ball — a big ball of objects entangled in brown jute twine,...

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All the King's Horses Self-Portrait and Assemblage Photography My photography and video work is designed primarily to help me understand how past experiences affect present-day emotions and behaviors. When I was five years old, my father started to have a series of bipolar episodes.  It broke apart our...

Re-Remembered Monologue with Photographic Set Pieces   Creating the G(love) series brought up many childhood memories.   At first, all were negative experiences that reinforced my perception of my father with all his faults and tragedies.   However, during the process of creating G(love), I was able to see these...

Dad’s Belt began as an exploration into re-associating the feelings I had connected to my father’s belt but it ultimately became a creative process through which I substantially reduced my fear of conflict. ...