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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

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

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


Non Zero Sum Game (2 x 130lbs), 2017, 76 x 150 x 6 inches, fired and glazed clay, wood, hardware

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

Spreading Out From Copper Center, by Lizzie, 120lbs, 2016. Glazed and fired clay, copper leaf, hardware. 52 x 54 x 1 inches

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


Spreading Out Sideways From All Seven (130lbs), 2017, 65 X 51.5 X 3 inches, Porcelain, gold leaf, hardware

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

Push Up Towards the Sun, 130lbs, 2017, 84 X 24 x 9 inches, Glazed ceramic, gold leaf, 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


Location #4 (Non-site composed of Dieu Donne Garbage Pulp and Sticks and Stones from Bush Terminal Brooklyn City Park), 2016
30 x 22 x 2 inches, Paper pulp, stones, wood. Mount is hydrocal, wire mesh, wire
Made in residency at Dieu Donne Papermill, New York