Projects

image:Influencing Others
 

INFLUENCING OTHERS

installation 2017

In this video installation, a real estate broker sings a song about marketing techniques in front of a distorted conference table.

image:Broker
 

BROKER

single channel video 2016

Set in a seventy-seventh floor apartment in one New York City’s many Trump Towers, BROKER is a meticulously shot portrayal of a high end real estate broker, seen here as the physical embodiment of the constantly accelerating pitch of luxury merchandising. The film uses the architecture of the apartment to create an echo chamber of life style messages - messages ...

image:Broker Glass Series
 

BROKER GLASS SERIES

Glass 2016

Cast glass sculptures of broken glass and dishware.

image:Five-Sevenths
 

FIVE-SEVENTHS

installation 2016

"Five Sevenths" an installation which plays on the word "model apartment" by creating a slightly less than life size version of a model apartment for viewers to tour in the gallery. Sculpted from foam at 5/7" inch scale, the project imagines and records the viewer as an apartment hunter.

image:Aerie
 

AERIE

sculpture 2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Francisco Bay area, Lord of the Rings, and the Twitter headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography, video screen, and electronics.

image:Discovery of Freedom SD
 

DISCOVERY OF FREEDOM SD

HD video 2014

A collaged landscape of images from DeSmet, SD, this video is a winter portrait of the site of the famous Laura Ingalls Wilder homestead. In this work the stark landscape of Wilder's youth is juxtaposed with the architecture of the rural industrial present in the town near the homestead site. The McCoys were first drawn to the site during a ...

image:Dominion
 

DOMINION

sculpture 2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Francisco Bay area, the Dominion board game, and the Oracle headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography, video screen, and electronics.

image:Eichler Series
 

EICHLER SERIES

sculpture 2014

Series of printed, sandstone sculptures fusing an extruded image of the Silicon Valley headquarters (Google, Nvidia, Intel) with the architecture of middle class Joseph Eichler subdivision home.

image:Shore Leave
 

SHORE LEAVE

sculpture 2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Francisco Bay area, the Forbidden Island board game, and the Paypal/Ebay headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography and electronics.

image:Silicon Flats
 

SILICON FLATS

HD video 2014

Overlapping images of Silicon Valley's natural environment, its industry, and the architecture of its suburban technology headquarter buildings. 9:50

image:Terminal Beach
 

TERMINAL BEACH

2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Jose area's Adobe headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography, video screen, and electronics.

image:The Constant World 2014
 

THE CONSTANT WORLD 2014

sculpture with video, sound, and electronics 2014

This new version of 2007's Constant World, with nine live video cameras, presents a utopian world that acts as its own advertisement. This new sculpture, with sound and a slowly evolving video track with text and color is a ceiling mounted assemblage of metal spheres, models, and lights. It portrays a film noir melodrama set in an urban environment that ...