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At Peace With His Prayer, 1999 Wood, Steel, Bone & Mixed 14" x 3.5" x 3.5" Collection: The Artist The body and head of this sculpture are made from the found object of a couch leg— the fabric was used as found. The base is a steel wheel. The...

Bochio, 2000 Bone, Steel, Mirror & Mixed 10.5" x 3.25" x 3.25" Collection: The Artist...

  Hermaphroditic Knife Bochio, 1997 Wood, Steel, Beads & Mixed 14.5" x 3.25" x 3.25" Collection: The Artist This figure is based on Fon Bochio sculptures. An emphasis on knotting and tying is characteristic of Bochio sculptures and suggests strength. Force and resistance are also characteristic. The figure was carved...

  Statuette for Legba, 1996 Wood, Steel & Mixed 13.75" x 4" x 3.25" Collection: The Artist The body of this figure was found washed up on Orcas Island, north of Seattle. The colors are Legba's colors, and he can also be identified by the walking stick and the hook...

He Eats Bad Dreams, 1997 Wood, Steel & Mixed 14.5" x 11.5" x 3" Private Collection The body of this figure is made from a weathered post from a bed frame. His arms are bones. His chest is open so that he can take bad dreams directly into his...

Ghede Libation Bottle, 1997 Ceramic, Leather, Beads & Mixed 12" x 8" x 8" Collection: Marilyn Houlberg This was the first piece of art I ever sold. This libation bottle was used by by Haitian houngan, Saveur St. Cyr during ritual trance while visiting Chicago. He chose it from...

Bizango Bottle, 1998 Glass, Clay, Bone & Mixed 13" x 4" x 5" Available An early interpretation of Haitian libation bottles. The bottle is wrapped in paper covered with gris gris dirt. The spiked steel panel is part of an old steamer trunk. Clay studs ring the top of...

Victory, 1998 Bottle, Napalm, Paper & Mixed 16" x 3" x 3" Collection: Lamprey Archives The heart and skull are cut from the Mexican Loteria deck. The bottle is wrapped in paper, steel mesh and twine. A diamond of mirror is held by the twine. The bottle is filled...

Construction, 1998 Wood, Iron & Mixed 10" x 3.5" x 3" Available This piece pays homage to Russian Constructivism in it's use of abstract forms and machine parts. the figure suggests a worker about to spring into action. The steel making up the head and torso is a doorknob...

Cat figure, 1995 Wood, Steel, Bone & Mixed 25.25" x 4" x 5.75" Available...

Root Doll No. 3, 1999 Wood, Bone & Mixed 12" x 6" x 6" Private Collection The Root Doll series was inspired by New Orleans hoodoo dolls....