Scroll down to see installations, found object assemblages, collage, jewelry, graffiti, creches, and a big pile of stuffed animals.
Fufu Stick Painting I
house paint and Ghanaian “sponge” fabric on plywood, painted with a pestle used to pound fufu
4326 Douglas Street installations
discarded chair (Kenilworth)
fabric left over from DC catering event
colored water, recycled bottles from DC catering event
Found object shadowboxes
found objects (suburban Maryland thrift store parking lot)
found toys (Kenilworth) on discarded dresser drawer
household trash (Kenilworth) on discarded chair bottom
I found some graffiti in my DC neighborhood of Kenilworth that I thought needed improving. So I improved it.
The Memorial to End All Memorials
In the DC ‘hood, it’s customary to remember those who lost their lives on the street with a collection of stuffed animals. I toured this memorial with handouts asking passersby to dedicate themselves to peace.
found plastic and bullet casing (Kenilworth)
Barbie and Ken in the ‘Hood
found objects (Kenilworth) and thrift store purchases
Thrift Store Jesus
thrift store purchases
The Nativity of Lois
I created this creche for my sister Lois. It is made out of xeroxed photos pasted to cardboard. It includes images of significant people and places from her life, and in setup roughly recalls the manger scene my family put our gifts under every Christmas.
The Day the Devil Fell
found toys and plastic pipe (San Francisco)
The Color Orange
found toys (Kenilworth)
Mobile for My Son I
recycled items and Accra market purchases
Found object furniture
entry/side table made from items found in Accra hardware market—cement block form, angle iron, rebar straightening tools—and assembled on the spot by local welder
Find the Negative
I found some negatives in a photo lab envelope on the side of the road, and developed the photos.