explorations in narrative and cloth, traditional and digital techniques
Collaboration with Su Kyoung An, Korean Hanbok inspired gown of digitally designed and printed silk Chinese dupioni, with 3D printed embellishment.
Detail featuring 3D printed pendant with glass and turquoise bead embellishment, and digitally printed yardage.
Cultural Conversations II
Collaboration with Su Kyoung An, Korean Hanbok inspired paintsuit of digitally designed and printed silk Chinese dupioni, with 3D printed and embellished necklace.
Caftan Constructed of yardage developed with flour paste resist, low-water immersion dye, stamping, stenciling, free form machine embroidery, beading and color discharge.
Down the Rabbit Hole II
Silk noil, flour paste resist and low-water immersion dye, stenciling, color discharge, gold leaf, free form machine embroidery and beading.
Down the Rabbit Hole III
Silk noil, flour paste resist and low-water immersion dye, stenciling, color discharge, and free form machine embroidery.
Down the Rabbit Hole
Silk noil, flour paste resist, low-water immersion dye, applique, free form machine embroidery, monoprinting, beading, color discharge.
Forgotten Prayers I
Fiber collage of repurposed materials, hardware cloth substrate.
Forgotten Prayers II
Fiber collage of repurposed materials, contract mesh substrate.
Digitally printed cotton, free form machine embroidery, applique, beading, paper mount.
Cultural Exhange-Forgotten Heros
Digitally printed cotton, free form machine embroidery, beading, paper mount.
3D Printing & Fashion
process, product, and exploration
I Want Candy
3D printed shoe prototypes executed in Rhinoceros modeling software and printed via FDM technology. Heel shape derived from an 18th century illustration.
Customized bracelet developed for client. Modeled in rhinoceros 3D modeling software and printed via FDM technology.
Collaboration with Jennise Strifler. Neck adornment developed in 123Ddesign and printed via FDM technology. Hand embellishment and finishing.
Shamanic Seance of Textiles
masters' thesis exhibition
Silk charmeuse cape hand dyed and color discharge, hand made and dyed tassels, mixed media detailing.
Jacket and sarong made of hand dyed linen knit with ribbon, feather and tassel details.
Silk noil, hand dyed, screen printed, appliqué, hand made tassels with headdress.
Headdress constructed with hardware cloth and fabric collage.
Hand painted silk noil robe with embroidered, stamped and discharge printed sleeve panels. Breast plate of gauze bonded to hardware cloth with fiber fringe.
Shaman's Ritual Dance
Jacket with exaggereated multi-fabric sleeves and bodice decorated with trapunto and embroidery. Screen printed fabric for underskirt, outer skirt of raffia.
Shamanic Warrior Installation
Deer hide apron with suede applique and tassel/racoon tail trim, bear claw necklace, basketry form with spirit balls, warrior's staff. Mixed media.
Hand dyed and printed fabrics bound to hardware cloth, embroidery and beading detail.
Hand dyed and printed fabrics bound to hardware with slashed pleat element and beading.
Silk gauze bonded to hardware cloth, hand dyed and screen printed textiles, found objects, applique, beading, embroidery.
Fashion & Costume Design
Fashion from the Motor City
Gown draped in knit backed rubber with hand dyed chiffon panels printed with tire tread.
Helena, from Uncle Vanya
Nebraska Repertory Theater.
Italian Renaissance Dance
Period costume recreations.