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Spreading out from Center Turning Left, 135 lbs (Widening Gyre), 2018. Pigmented stoneware, transparent glaze, hardware. 60 x 64 x 3.5 inches
Pulling It Together, 135 lbs, 2018. Unfired stoneware. 70 x 68 x 8 inches

All Wound Up (two times 135 lbs), 2018. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 97 x 74 x 6 inches

Pushed Aside, 135 lbs, 2018. Unfired red stoneware. 60 x 50 x 6 inches

Installation of solo exhibition at Night Gallery, LA, April 2018

Attempting to Hold the Center, 135 lbs, 2018. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 44 x 44 x 9 inches


Gathering the Folds, 135 lbs, 2018. Glaze stoneware, hardware. 61 x 47 x 4.5 inches

Centering in on the Hold (Chama Basin) 135 lbs, 2018. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 50 x 48 x 8 inches

Coming Back Around, 132 lbs, 2018. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 77 x 68 x 3.5 inches

Double Organ Basin and Range, 2017. Paper pulp, dirt from the Great Basin Desert, Nevada, glue. 25 x 25 x 2 inches
Gutted, 2017. Paper pulp, fibrous roots. 18 x 17 x 6 inches.


Becoming, 132 lbs, 2017. Fired clay, glaze, sagebrush, sawdust, hardware. 72 x 12 x 11 inches

Landscape Painting with 130 lbs of Clay (Dark Sky Law), 2016. Glazed ceramic, hardware. 34 x 69 x 2 inches

Broken Ground White (130lbs of clay spread ot from center while wearing Birkenstock sandals), 2017. Fired clay, glaze, hardware. 79 x 79 x 3 inches

Broken Ground Red (130lbs of clay spread out from center), 2017. Fired clay, glaze, hardware. 77 x 77 x 3 inches

Holding Pond, Magenta, 2016. Paper pulp and pigment. 27.5 x 17.5 x 2 inches. Made in residency at Dieu Donne Papermill

With Their Inners Woven (2x 130 lbs), 2017, 94 x 88 x 6.5 inches, Glazed ceramic, wood, hardware

Red Pushes 1, 2, and 3 (130lbs each), 2017, Each measures approximately 72 x 23 x 14 inches, Glazed ceramic

Above and Below the Horizon (2x 130lbs), 2017. Fired clay, glaze, hardware. 62 x 118 x 8 inches

Blue Perimeter (Push your body weight in clay in a clockwise circle until the end becomes the beginning), 2016
62 x 62 x 4 inches, Fired and glazed pigmented clay, hardware

According to the Body, solo exhibition at Youngworld, Detroit 2016
front: How to Wander (Push double your body weight in clay in a spiral, create hiccups along the way, then arbitrarily strike out in one direction.) 260lbs, 2016, Unfired clay

Squid Ink, exhibition with Rosy Keyser and Brie Ruais, Romer Young Gallery 2017
front: How to Corner Yourself (The First Remove),130lbs, 2016, 79.5 x 17 x 18 inches, Fired and glazed clay
right: Spreading Out from Center in Five Directions (Premonition of a Butterfly), 130lbs. 2016. Fired clay, gold leaf, hardware. 66 x 60 x 3.5 inches

In imitation of Push Ahead, Turn 180 degrees, Repeat (132 lbs., Yellow and Violet), 2014, 90 x 40 x 3 inches, fired and glazed clay, hardware

Raw clay sculptures made on-site at American University's Katzen Center in the show New Ruins, 2017
Big Red Push (Creation, Maintenance, and Destruction), 130 lbs, 2017, Unfired clay

Red Push 2 (130lbs), 2017, fired and glazed clay

Scraped Body Void, 130lbs, 2016. Fired and glazed clay, hardware. 56 x 57 x 10.5 inches

Premonition of a Butterfly, India Ink and 130 lbs of Clay, 2016, Video, 9 minutes

Spreading Out from Center in Five Directions (Left Arm, Left Leg, Right Arm, Right Leg), 130lbs, 2016, 59 x 55 x 3.5 inches, Glazed porcelain, hardware

Sage Circle Spread Out From Center, 135lbs, 2017, 42 x 42 x 4 inches, Ceramic, graphite, paint, wood, organic matter



first: White Cavity, 2016, 30 x 20 x 7 inches, Paper, paper pulp, and hydrocal, pigment
second: Location #1 (Piedra Lumbre basin, New Mexico), 2016, 30 x 22 x 2 inches, Paper pulp, Mount is hydrocal, wire mesh, wire
Made in collaboration with Dieu Donne, New York