Combines 2-dimensional painting and 3-dimensional elements with *trompe-l'oeil* transitions between the two. Some of the coral was purchased from an aquarium-supply shop, but most of it was created custom for the project.
3ft x 4.5 ft
Japanese shoji paper and cheesecloth over steel wire armature and aluminum frame. Designed to be presentable either with or without internal lighting.
3 ft x 2.5 ft, Mixed media.
Special sculpture to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of Three Degrees, an annual dance party. The symbols around the edge represent each year's theme (Dragonflies, Lotus, Butterflies, Sun & Moon, Draco, Hummingbirds, Golden Rabbit, Chrysalis, Phoenix Rising, Web of Indra). Built to resemble a fragment of an ancient temple, long-lost beneath the sea.
21 in tall
Rearing unicorn contains over 800 individual mirrored squares. The tail, mane, and horn are designed to detach for storage in custom storage box.
Exterior mural in a Los Altos residential backyard. The client wanted a mural to surprise and delight visitors. They requested an octopus that stared back with an intelligent, almost benevolent gaze.
Bonus feature: the eyes appear to follow you wherever you stand in the backyard.