At the beginning of the month, we finally got to install our fine art glass installation called "Homeland" in the Oklahoma City Vezey Veterans Complex. The piece took over a year to complete from design to installation. It is comprised of many panels in a custom metal framework that divides the room. Some of the panels are cast glass with glass silkscreened imagery created by J. Gorsuch Collins, and those are paired with dye sublimated panels of photographs I took while we traveled through Oklahoma. It's a wonderful memory working on this with my mother and getting to know Oklahoma through the incredible beauty of the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve, Osage State Park and the Wichita Mountains.
We felt a lot of responsibility creating work for Oklahoma veterans and their families. In this piece, we sought to explore the concept of home. Home encompasses our roots, our history, and all that we fight to protect. It’s who we are and what we long for when we’re far away. We felt this approach was appropriate for the setting, the new Veterans Affairs administrative offices in...more
In the Summer of 2016, I was tasked with creating a video for Amborella Organics (see the video section to watch) that would explain the unique nature of their product in a simple way. There is a seed in the stick of each lollipop that once planted, can grow into a plant that corresponds with the flavor (marshmallow sage grows a sage plant).
On April 11, NowThis shared a video about Amborella Organics, repurposing our footage for their short video. It has been viewed 9.5 million times on Facebook at 59k times on Instagram. InsiderScience followed suit garnering 3.7 million views on their FB account and 800k on their Instagram with their own version. It's great to see our work reach so many people and for the word to spread about these delicious, fun and organic lollipops!more
The Lawrence Halprin Exhibition, created by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (www.tclf.org), finished its run at The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. and headed to The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, CA. The exhibition will stay in this city where so much of Halprin's work is nearby, until September 4, 2017. Check it out if you are in the area and then get outside and enjoy the work itself!
This photo shows my two images from Babi Yar Park in Denver, Colorado. They are part of the exhibition.more
I am honored to be part of The Cultural Landscape Foundation's (tclf.org) exhibition on Landscape Architect Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009). I was a contributing photographer and my assignment was Babi Yar park in Denver, Colorado (built to commemorate the massacre of Ukrainian Jews in Ukraine by the Nazis from 1941-1943). While I hadn't previously been to Babi Yar park, I had already enjoyed the incredible spaces Halprin created including the Yosemite Falls Corridor in the National Park, Ghirardelli Square and the FDR Memorial to name just a few. The breadth of his work and contribution to the outdoor spaces in this country is staggering.
It was a proud moment to see my work hanging in the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. (www.nbm.org) and a real pleasure to learn about Halprin's work. My favorite part of the exhibition had to be the sketches and dioramas he created of his designs, with colorful and playful details.
The images included here are mine from the exhibition, as they appeared in the catalog.more