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Desiccating From Center (Salton Sea), 130lbs, 2019. Glazed and pigmented stoneware, hardware. 83 x 80 x 2 inches. Detail below



From left to right: Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Tight Squeeze), 2019. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 65 x 59 x 2.5 inches
Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Black Ice Thaw), 2019. 70 x 64 x 2.5 inches
Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Fully Dilated), 2019. 78 x 70 x 3  inches

Making Space From the Inside, 130 lbs (Deep Gash), 2019. Glazed stoneware, hardware. 55 x 53 x 3.5 inches


Spreading out from Center Turning Right, 135 lbs (Widening Gyre), 2018. Pigmented stoneware, transparent glaze, hardware. 67 x 64 x 3.5 inches
Spreading out from Center Turning Left, 135 lbs (Widening Gyre), 2018. Pigmented stoneware, transparent glaze, hardware. 60 x 64 x 3.5 inches

Untitled, 2019. Archival pigment print, 12 x 12 inches

Interweaving the Landscape (four times 130lbs), 2018. Glazed and pigmented stoneware, hardware. 96 x 152 x 8 inches


Installation of "Topology" series, 2019. WAYS, albertz benda gallery, nyc

LEFT: Photograph of work in situ
RIGHT: Topology of a Garden, Northeast, 135 lbs, 2018. Pigmented clay, acrylic paint, hardware. 72 x 88 x 2.5 inches

Detail of Topology of a Garden, South, 132 lbs, 2018. Pigmented clay, underglaze, hardware. 49 x 90 x 2.5 inches
Topology of a Garden, Northwest, 127 lbs, 2018. Pigmented clay, underglaze, hardware. 57 x 75 x 2 inches

Attempting to Contain the Center, 2018. Videostill


Left: Arroyo, 2019. Paper pulp, bone. 24 x 17 x 4 inches
Right: The Rio Grande Rift, 2019. Paper pulp. 29 x 25 x 3.5 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

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


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

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

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

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

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