Through sculptural drawing installations, I question the ephemeral nature of environments and man-made fabrications—further evoked by materials assigned various levels of “permanence.” From the first moment of existence to what is known for the foreseeable future, everything succumbs to a cycle of degradation and progression. We exist in transiency. Modernity has spent its best efforts to stifle this inevitable state of constant change through inventions that falsely portray a semblance of immortality. Modern marvels—such as architectural innovations and conservation practices appear everlasting, but only in relation to one’s own limited time in this world. Materials such as ballpoint pen and rag paper are susceptible to damage from multiple sources of exposure, while acrylic paint as a plastic medium was invented to sustain the test of time. Marrying these materials into deceptively sturdy structures discusses immortality and decomposition.
Black and blue ballpoint pen and acrylic paint on arches rag paper, vellum, and tissue paper. A large sculptural drawing installation with layers and tears.
Cluster, 2019.
Black ballpoint pen on rag paper, tracing paper, and vellum.
Red ballpoint pen and acrylic paint on Arches rag paper and brown butcher's paper. Large scale sculptural drawing installation with surface tears and layers. Installed in a corner.
Red Webbing, 2019.
Red ballpoint pen and acrylic on rag paper and butcher paper.
black ballpoint pen sculptural drawing on Arches rag paper
Untitled 8, 2019.
Black ballpoint pen on rag paper.
black and red ballpoint pen sculptural drawing installation suspended from ceiling
Untitled 7, 2019.
Black and red ballpoint pen on rag paper. 
blue ballpoint pen sculptural drawing installation on Arches rag paper
Untitled 6, 2019.
Black ballpoint pen on rag paper.
Untitled 5, 2019.
Red and blue ballpoint pen on rag paper.
Untitled 4, 2019.
Blue ballpoint pen on rag paper.
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