Icons, Mysteries and the Furture of Fruit Trees

 

Inspired by icons in the urban landscape of St. Louis, these prints and drawings question how religion attempts to grasp reality through totalizing order and manipulating universal concepts. Although this attempt is altruistic it produces a residual internal violence. All totalizing systems lead to oppression as they dismiss the complexities of life. Icons, Mysteries and the Future of Fruit Trees uses images of mutant flora and fauna, floating landscapes and "smoke and mirror" smog to symbolize this conflict and its residual.

Aisle One Gallery
Aisle One Gallery

Installation View

Worm Hole to Eden
Worm Hole to Eden

Photo-polymer etching, Graphite, Inks and Toner. 15x11"

Assembly Required
Assembly Required

Photo-polymer etching, Graphite, Inks and Toner. 30x22"

Off Axis
Off Axis

Photo-polymer etching, Graphite, Inks, Acrylic Paint and Toner. 15x11"

Talking to the Dirt
Talking to the Dirt

Photo-polymer etching, Graphite, Acrylic Paint, Inks and Toner. 15x11"

Pruning Mixed Signals
Pruning Mixed Signals

Photo-polymer etching, Graphite, Inks and Toner. 44x30"

Off Orbit
Off Orbit

Photo-polymer and Copper Etchings, Monotype, Graphite and Marker. 30x22"

On Orbit
On Orbit

Photo-polymer and Copper Etchings, Monotype, Graphite and Inks. 22x30"

Oldselves
Oldselves

Toner, Acrylic Inks, Marker and Graphite. 7x5"

Oldselves
Oldselves

Toner, Acrylic Inks, Marker and Graphite. 7x5"

Oldselves
Oldselves

Toner, Acrylic Inks, Marker and Graphite. 7x5"

A Line in the Sand
A Line in the Sand

Photo-polymer Etchings, Toner and Collage papers. 11x15"