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Uncontrollable Drifting Inward and Outward Together (130lbs times two), 2021, Glazed stoneware, rocks, hardware, 90 x 172.5 x 2.5 in
At the Moody Center For the Arts, Houston, June 2021

Tidal Movement,
2019, Video still
Opposing Tides, Shaping Forces
, 2020, Glazed stoneware, hardware, Dimensions variable, Overall: 88 x 365 x 6 in
Tidal Movement,
2019, Video still

DETAIL: Uncontrollable Drifting Inward and Outward Together (130lbs times two), 2021

Installation of Night Gallery Exhibition "Spiraling Open and Closed like an Aperature", November 2020

Installation of Night Gallery Exhibition "Spiraling Open and Closed like an Aperature", November 2020
The things we build, the things we let fall apart, the things we destroy
, 2020, Unfired stoneware, rocks , Dimensions variable, 36 feet by 12 feet
In the Crosshairs
, 2020 , Archival pigment print , 30 1/2 x 45 3/4 in
With and Against
, 2020, Archival pigment print, 30 1/2 x 45 3/4 in

Closing in on Opening Up, Nevada Site 6, 127lbs, 2020, Glazed and pigmented stoneware, hardware, 84 x 80 x 2 inches
Opposing Tides, Shaping Forces
, 2020, Glazed stoneware, hardware, Dimensions variable, Overall: 88 x 365 x 6 in
Circling Inward and Outward, 128 lbs
, 2020, Glazed and pigmented stoneware, rocks, hardware, 96 x 92 x 3 inches

DETAIL: Circling Inward and Outward, 128 lbs, 2020

Gravel Pit Gestures, Mine & Yours,
2020, Archival pigment print , 30 1/2 x 45 3/4 in

DETAIL: Gravel Pit Gestures, Mine & Yours, 2020, Archival pigment print , 30 1/2 x 45 3/4 in
Turning Over, 128lbs of clay and another of rocks and rubble, 2020, Glazed and pigmented stoneware, rocks, rubble, hardware, 80 x 78 x 4 inches

Marking the Spot, 128lbs,
2020, Glazed and pigmented stoneware, rocks, hardware, 92 x 83 x 3 inches
DETAIL: Uncontrollable Drifting Inward and Outward Together (130lbs times two), 2021
Enveloping, Merging, and Expanding, two times 130 lbs
, 2020, Glazed and pigmented stoneware, hardware, 100 x 103 x 3 inches

Enveloping, Merging, and Expanding, two times 130 lbs,
2020


Desiccating From Center (Salton Sea), 130lbs, 2019. Glazed and pigmented stoneware, hardware. 83 x 80 x 2 inches. Detail below



From left to right: Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Tight Squeeze), 2019. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 65 x 59 x 2.5 inches
Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Black Ice Thaw), 2019. 70 x 64 x 2.5 inches
Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Fully Dilated), 2019. 78 x 70 x 3  inches

Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Deep Gash), 2019. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 55 x 53 x 3.5 inches

Turning and Turning in the Widening Gyre, two times 135lbs, 2018, 130 x 67 x 3.5 inches, Pigmented stoneware, transparent glaze, hardware

Interweaving the Landscape (four times 130lbs), 2018. Glazed and pigmented stoneware, hardware. 96 x 152 x 8 inches


Installation of "Topology" series, 2019. WAYS, albertz benda gallery, nyc

LEFT: Photograph of work in situ
RIGHT: Topology of a Garden, Northeast, 135 lbs, 2018. Pigmented clay, acrylic paint, hardware. 72 x 88 x 2.5 inches

Detail of Topology of a Garden, South, 132 lbs, 2018. Pigmented clay, underglaze, hardware. 49 x 90 x 2.5 inches
Topology of a Garden, Northwest, 127 lbs, 2018. Pigmented clay, underglaze, hardware. 57 x 75 x 2 inches

Attempting to Contain the Center, 2018. Videostill

Pushed Aside, 135 lbs,
2018. Unfired red stoneware. 60 x 50 x 6 inches

Installation of solo exhibition at Night Gallery, LA, April 2018

Attempting to Hold the Center, 135 lbs, 2018. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 44 x 44 x 9 inches



Gathering the Folds, 135 lbs, 2018. Glaze stoneware, hardware. 61 x 47 x 4.5 inches

Premonition of a Butterfly, India Ink and 130 lbs of Clay, 2016, Video, 9 minutes


Broken Ground Red (130lbs of clay spread out from center), 2017. Fired clay, glaze, hardware. 77 x 77 x 3 inches

Blue Perimeter (Push your body weight in clay in a clockwise circle until the end becomes the beginning), 2016
62 x 62 x 4 inches, Fired and glazed pigmented clay, hardware

With Their Inners Woven (2x 130 lbs), 2017, 94 x 88 x 6.5 inches, Glazed ceramic, wood, hardware

Red Pushes 1, 2, and 3 (130lbs each), 2017, Each measures approximately 72 x 23 x 14 inches, Glazed ceramic

According to the Body, solo exhibition at Youngworld, Detroit 2016
front: How to Wander (Push double your body weight in clay in a spiral, create hiccups along the way, then arbitrarily strike out in one direction.) 260lbs, 2016, Unfired clay

In imitation of Push Ahead, Turn 180 degrees, Repeat (132 lbs., Yellow and Violet), 2014, 90 x 40 x 3 inches, fired and glazed clay, hardware


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