Waiting Series Artist Statement

Tally marks, an ancient counting system, emerged in my work as I sat bedside, watching my mentor and friend slowly pass away from pancreatic cancer. Though specific to a particular period, the slow passage of time and unexpected sudden finality speaks to the universal human experience of waiting.

Waiting I
2018
graphite on masa paper
18 x 40 inches
Waiting (installation)
2018
various etchings, screen prints, graphite, all on handmade asian papers
Waiting
2018
copper etching on handmade asian paper
16 x 30 inches
Waiting II
2018
copper etching on handmade asian paper
36 x 24 inches
Waiting III
2018
copper etching on handmade asian paper
30 x 22 inches
Waiting IV
2018
copper etching on handmade asian paper
32 x 24 inches
Waiting V
2018
gesso on handmade asian paper
20 x 28 inches
Process image of Waiting (copper etching)
2018
Detail: Waiting VI
2018
gesso on handmade asian paper (screen print)
20 x 16 inches
Waiting (triptych)
2018
gesso on cradled panel (screenprint)
24 x 20 inches
Waiting
2018
gesso on handmade asian paper (screen print)
20 x 20 inches
Detail, sewn kitakata chine colle
2018
graphite and thread on kitakata
Waiting (Red)
2018
screen printed gesso on handmade asian paper, mounted on cradled panel
6 x 6 inches
Waiting (Red), Artist Book
2018
gesso and encaustic with thread on handmade asian paper
6 x 4 inches