Hidden Words

Cultural Conversations II

Cultural Conversations II

Collaboration with Su Kyoung An, Korean Hanbok inspired pantsuit of digitally designed and printed silk Chinese dupioni.

Cultural Conversations II

Cultural Conversations II

Side view and detail of 3D printed necklace.

Cultural Conversations

Cultural Conversations

Collaboration with Su Kyoung An, Korean Hanbok inspired gown of digitally designed and printed silk Chinese dupioni, 2016.

Cultural Conversations

Cultural Conversations

Detail featuring 3D printed pendant withglass and turquoise bead embellishment, and digitally printed yardage.

Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

Silk noil, flour paste resist, low-water immersion dye, applique, free form machine embroidery, monoprinting, beading, color discharge.

Down the Rabbit Hole II

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

Down the Rabbit Hole III

Silk noil, flour paste resist and low-water immersion dye, stenciling, color discharge, and free form machine embroidery.

Forgotten Prayers I

Forgotten Prayers I

Fiber collage of repurposed materials, contract mesh substrate.

Forgotten Prayers II

Forgotten Prayers II

Fiber collage of repurposed materials, contract mesh substrate.

Cultural Exchange-Graffiti

Cultural Exchange-Graffiti

Digitally printed cotton, free form machine embroidery, applique, beading, paper mount.

Cultural Exhange-Forgotten Heros

Cultural Exhange-Forgotten Heros

Digitally printed cotton, free form machine embroidery, beading, paper mount.

Hidden Words

Hidden Words

Caftan Constructed of yardage developed with flour paste resist, low-water immersion dye, stamping, stenciling, free form machine embroidery, beading and color discharge.

3D Printing & Fashion

I Want Candy

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.

Bubble Bracelet

Bubble Bracelet

Customized bracelet developed for client. Modeled in rhinoceros 3D modeling software and printed via FDM technology.

Beautiful Protector

Beautiful Protector

Collaboration with Jennise Strifler. Neck adornment developed in 123Ddesign and printed via FDM technology. Hand embellishment and finishing.

Shamanic Seance of Textiles

Shamanic Resurrection

Shamanic Resurrection

Silk charmeuse cape hand dyed and color discharge, hand made and dyed tassels, mixed media detailing.

Cosmic Traveler

Cosmic Traveler

Jacket and sarong made of hand dyed linen knit with ribbon, feather and tassel details.

Shamanic Whirling

Shamanic Whirling

Silk noil, hand dyed, screen printed, appliqué, hand made tassels with headdress.

Shamanic Whirling

Shamanic Whirling

Headdress constructed with hardware cloth and fabric collage.

Shamanic Majesty

Shamanic Majesty

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

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

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.

Mama Died

Mama Died

Hand dyed and printed fabrics bound to hardware cloth, embroidery and beading detail.

Mama Suffered

Mama Suffered

Hand dyed and printed fabrics bound to hardware with slashed pleat element and beading.

Grandma's Hands

Grandma's Hands

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

Fashion from the Motor City

Gown draped in knit backed rubber with hand dyed chiffon panels printed in tire tread.

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary Dance

Hand painted tulle skirts.

Helena, from Uncle Vanya

Helena, from Uncle Vanya

Nebraska Repertory Theater.

Italian Renaissance Dance

Italian Renaissance Dance

Period costume recreations.

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Shamanic Whirling

Headdress constructed with hardware cloth and fabric collage.