Growing Systems has been inspired from looking at micro-organisms and/or systems that grow such as moss or lichen .
Crochet organisms with thread, 20 layers of Elmer’s Glue to give a skin like appearance. Most of the organisms are those that contaminate water causing severe dehydration for children.
2009-Series of children clothing that freeze a moment in time for each child. They are first painted with encastic then coated with 20-30 layers of Elmer’s glue. The first pair of children’s shoes are bronzed these outfits are similar in preserving that one moment in a child’s life.
9 Digital images of cast Ivory soap dolls.
2006-10 40in (height) digital prints of discarded dolls. Each doll scanned at 1200 or 2400 dpi.