Mixed Media 1995–2001

Nkisi Corazon, 2000 Wood, Steel, Wax, Thorns & Mixed 47" x 30" x 30" Destroyed This piece was part of a assemblage/mixed media mural project, approximately 50' x 20' that I worked on with Juan Angel Chavez & Chris Silva....

Straightjacket, 2001 Wood, Steel, Bottle caps & Mixed 110" x 32" x 12" Private Collection Part of a series of large junk sculptures that I planned to guerrilla install in Chicago. The torso of this figure was a coin drawer. The head is a washboard and a cigar box....

Bride of Daly Plaza, 2001 Wood, Steel, Twine, Glass & Mixed 64" x 40" x 30" Private Collection Part of a series of large junk sculptures that I planned to guerrilla install in Chicago. The bride's breasts came from an hourglass shaped lamp discovered in an Indiana junkyard. the...

Sentry, 2001 Wood, Iron, & Mixed 128" x 32" x 8" Private Collection Part of a series of large junk sculptures that I planned to guerrilla install in Chicago. This piece shows an increasing interest in abstract line work. The charred rifle was the victim of an arsonist who...

Emptiness, 2001 Wood, Steel, Glass, & Mixed 64" x 40" x 30" Private Collection Part of a series of large junk sculptures that I planned to guerrilla install in Chicago. The blank stare of the mirror in Emptiness is a reminder that we all see ourselves in everything upon...

Spill My Guts, 2001 cardboard, wood, glass & Mixed 85" x 27" x 30" Destroyed...

Zozo Throne, 2000 Wood, clay, Bone & Mixed 47" x 30" x 30" Collection: The Artist This piece was made for 3 1/2 Months of Sundays at the Whale, a show of work by The Ever So Secret Order of the Lamprey at the Hyde Park Art Center, Hyde Park,...

    Nkisi Torso, 2001 Cardboard, Nails, tape & Mixed 41" x 27" x 12" Private Collection My original plan was to cast the torso in concrete and dye it with feric acid to resemble a solid cast iron nkisi. The patina on the cardboard was so nice though that I...

Crocodile Mask, 1999 Wood & Mixed 46.5" x 12.25" x 9.5" Collection: The Artist This is one of my favorite found object pieces. The face and jaws are all made from a cut and resassembled cigar rolling tray. The vertical planes of the face are the tops of salvaged...