artist statement

Have you considered preserving the rings of dust that form around objects? Have you contemplated the absence of something of which the outline has been preserved? Have you noticed how hair tangles and clogs channels, or burrows into your sweater?

My work is a collection of lines—illustrations of gesture that emphasize the connection between thoughts and the hand. My acute observations of materials objects and processes are central to my practice. These ethereal jewelry objects are sensitive, poetic reflections—timestamps that illustrate language and evoke memory.

Through documentation and preservation, I reveal the marks of time. Knotting fine strands captures a chronology of moments. Oxidation causes subtle stains to accumulate on a dusty, silver surface. Piercing a pin through a delicate swatch of silk, generates a collection of holes. Fusing particles of silver dust, permanently preserves a ring of dust. Embedding a delicate wire into a thin sheet of silver—leaves a trace on the underside. Collectively, these marks recite the language of time.