A qui est ce babiole monde? (2003) A floor-standing assemblage and lamp based on a Rinso Detergent crate with interior upholstery, two Plexiglas collages, and an interior-gilded (gold-leaf) globe, split and separated by hemisphere. The first illumination source in from within the globe halves, where a large glass globe resided; under the box is a [...]
Things That Come Between (2002) Wall-mounted wood and Plexiglas assemblage box backed by an old photograph of three children, with found and fabricated objects interposed between it and front frame, with mini-lights illumination beneath base Plexiglas lens. Size: 19 in. (w) by 19 in. (h) by 13 in. (d). Price: $1,200.
Two wood index card file boxes built on to a four-legged multi-wood base and spine house small assemblages and collages; this shelf- or table-top piece is illuminated, both within the boxes and beneath the base by old-fashioned Christmas tree lights. Size: 17 in. (h) by 10 in. (w) by 7 in. (d). Price: $625.
Found cigar box with leather interior trim, housing a found toy pistol mounted with various hardware and with concrete driver charges (.22 cal. blanks); box is glazed with a sheet of glass. The block base is a multi-wood blank (with rubber feet), with a poplar upright trimmed with domino tiles, with a gold-waxed wood ball [...]
Timed Life (2004) An assemblage built upon a small round found tabletop, with front legs made of antique woman’s shoes. Plexiglas-glazed display box made of various woods, including a multi-wood blank, contains a kinetic arrangement of various found and created objects, plus collage, with illumination provided through halogen under-counter fixture. The front of the case [...]
Flip Box (2003) A small “hurricane” box placed on 12-inch tapered legs presents an assemblage of four Plexiglas sandwiches that hold fragment strips of letters, documents, books, and images which can be “flipped” through to regard; these plates are illuminated from within and beneath, with a dimmer switch. A separately-switched bell glass shade and fixture [...]
Dream in a Box (2003) A small, hinged carrying case is the frame for this assemblage that presents stacked and spread hand-written journal pages within a Plexiglas sandwich lit from behind. Other items include Scrabble tiles, a strip of black and white contact sheet, fabric, a door spy lens, and more. Size: 13 in. (h) [...]
Identity Kit (2003) Based on a part of a silverware storage cabinet, this assemblage places casters as a base, with trimmed cutouts for a series of self-portrait slides on the cover lid (which opens), lit from inside. The interior presents various items. Size: 15 in. (w) by 6 in. (h) by 12 in. (d). Price: [...]
Go Figure, Forth, and Multiply (2003) A Booker’s Bourbon box and lid form the vertical aspect of this assemblage, with a collaged and metal-leafed Scrabble turntable and board, on six-inch tapered legs, form the base. Displayed in the front face of the box are a variety of slide rulers, while the inside, upholstered in red [...]
The Cabinet of Self (2003) Re-finished and re-trimmed found moving crate, interior has found and fabricated objects, including Victorian mirror, handmade paper, and oak shelf; found and re-finished pedestal base; separately-switched illumination from incandescent lighting with top lens of Plexiglas and paper (front) and green-glazed terracotta sconces (sides). Size: 69½ in. (h) by 20 in. [...]
Four Elements: Moving, Staying, Breathing, Dying (2003) Re-finished and trimmed found moving crate, with illuminated mixed-media collage on the back side, interior upholstered, with found and fabricated objects, wire front; legs are found pencil post bed posts, with Plexiglas and multi-wood blank shelf; separately-switched illumination from incandescent lighting (interior) and black-glazed terracotta sconces and Plexiglas [...]
The Shape of Things (2003) Re-finished found box (original use unknown), with gold-leaf on back side, interior upholstered, with found and fabricated objects, on found pedestal legs, top has green-glazed terracotta slab; incandescent lighting. Size: 41 in. (h) by 13 in. (w) by 13in. (d). Price: $1,550.
Dramatis Personae: Tragedy (2003) One of a two-piece set made of Teachers Cream Whiskey case boxes, orange- and green-stained, re-trimmed and upholstered, with found and fabricated objects, on found pedestal legs; incandescent lighting. Size: 34 in. (h) by 12 in. (w) by 8 in. (d). Price: $1,825 (includes both pieces).
Dramatis Personae: Comedy (2003) One of a two-piece set made of Teachers Cream Whiskey case boxes, orange- and green-stained, re-trimmed and upholstered, with found and fabricated objects, on found pedestal legs; incandescent lighting. Size: 34 in. (h) by 12 in. (w) by 8 in. (d). Price: $1,625 (includes both pieces).
Play Ball (2004) An assemblage and collage enclosed with a small wooden box (Imperial Prunes) with lid raised; display box is faced with oak trim and gold-leaf highlighted Plexiglas. This piece rises above the shelf or tabletop on two T-footed wood legs topped trimmed with marbles. Size: 28 in. (h) by 13 in. (w) by [...]
Memory is the Orphan of the Child (2004) Wall-mounted (D-rings) assemblage of ten small “drawer” boxes taken from a discarded parts cabinet, mounted on a horizontal veneer plywood (oak), trimmed in cheery and zebrawood, with re-milled green poplar shelving from the original cabinet used for in-between box trim. Each of the ten boxes has three [...]
Found box bottom with clasped, hinged, and chained multi-wood top lid (teak, ash, cherry), mounted on aromatic cedar legs salvaged from “rustic-style” coffee table; other wood trim includes padauk and walnut. Three under-box mounted halogen fixtures provide light to desk/table surfaces; dimmer switch inset in leg. Box contents include four desiccated mice, sprayed with gold [...]
A table-standing lamp (with two halogen fixtures under the main box) presenting an open box horizontally, inside of which is a found object (African knife) in a painted and upholstered interior; the back outside of this box presents a collage. Wood used includes walnut veneer, multi-wood blanks, ash with various hardwood inlays (including ebony, cherry, [...]