Blossom or Die
Blossom or Die

2014

Blossom or Die
Blossom or Die

2014

Created for my thesis exhibition at California College of the Arts, Blossom or Die is an immersive environment of synthetic reverie, a dying garden to mesh my contemporary chaotic channels with the calming and organic influences that I draw from nature. GesamtkunsTWERK!

Blossom or Die
Blossom or Die

2014

All of the flower petals and stems in Blossom Or Die are made from silk dyed with natural materials, including cochineal, cabbage, hibiscus, onion, and madder root.  This flower blossom was dyed with cochineal and the mordants alum and iron.

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Rainbow Filter
Rainbow Filter

2014

Hand dyed silk, wood.

Rainbow Filter
Rainbow Filter

2014

Hand dyed silk, wood.

Trip and Bawl (A Pillow to Cry On)
Trip and Bawl (A Pillow to Cry On)

2014

Hand dyed velvet with trapunto, screen-printed with burnout paste

30"x40"x9"

Trip and Bawl (A Pillow To Cry On) [detail]
Trip and Bawl (A Pillow To Cry On) [detail]

2014

Hand dyed velvet with trapunto, screen-printed with burnout paste

30"x40"x9"

Soulscape
Soulscape

2014

digitally printed fabric, silk dyed with natural materials

Soulscape (detail)
Soulscape (detail)

2014

digitally printed fabric, silk dyed with natural materials

Mushrooms
Mushrooms

2014

Hand dyed silk 

Boo-yah Painting
Boo-yah Painting

2014

Silk habotai; screen-printed with pigment, hand dyed with fiber reactive dyes

Bubbles
Bubbles

 2013

Silk dyed with natural materials

Radiation Intoxication (Detail)
Radiation Intoxication (Detail)

2013

Silk; screen-printed by hand with neon pigment and fiber reactive dyes

Radiation Intoxication
Radiation Intoxication

Spring 2013, 

Silk; screen-printed by hand with neon pigment and  fiber reactive dyes

Blossom or Die
Blossom or Die
Blossom or Die
Lizzypic4 EDITED5x3.4.jpg
Rainbow Filter
Rainbow Filter
Trip and Bawl (A Pillow to Cry On)
Trip and Bawl (A Pillow To Cry On) [detail]
Soulscape
Soulscape (detail)
Mushrooms
Boo-yah Painting
Bubbles
Radiation Intoxication (Detail)
Radiation Intoxication
Blossom or Die

2014

Blossom or Die

2014

Created for my thesis exhibition at California College of the Arts, Blossom or Die is an immersive environment of synthetic reverie, a dying garden to mesh my contemporary chaotic channels with the calming and organic influences that I draw from nature. GesamtkunsTWERK!

Blossom or Die

2014

All of the flower petals and stems in Blossom Or Die are made from silk dyed with natural materials, including cochineal, cabbage, hibiscus, onion, and madder root.  This flower blossom was dyed with cochineal and the mordants alum and iron.

Rainbow Filter

2014

Hand dyed silk, wood.

Rainbow Filter

2014

Hand dyed silk, wood.

Trip and Bawl (A Pillow to Cry On)

2014

Hand dyed velvet with trapunto, screen-printed with burnout paste

30"x40"x9"

Trip and Bawl (A Pillow To Cry On) [detail]

2014

Hand dyed velvet with trapunto, screen-printed with burnout paste

30"x40"x9"

Soulscape

2014

digitally printed fabric, silk dyed with natural materials

Soulscape (detail)

2014

digitally printed fabric, silk dyed with natural materials

Mushrooms

2014

Hand dyed silk 

Boo-yah Painting

2014

Silk habotai; screen-printed with pigment, hand dyed with fiber reactive dyes

Bubbles

 2013

Silk dyed with natural materials

Radiation Intoxication (Detail)

2013

Silk; screen-printed by hand with neon pigment and fiber reactive dyes

Radiation Intoxication

Spring 2013, 

Silk; screen-printed by hand with neon pigment and  fiber reactive dyes

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