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Memento Mori preserves the remains of life (bones and empty shells) and explores the cycle and circle (literal and symbolic) of creation/birth, life, death; rebirth, life, death….

Memento Mori: She-Snake: The Most Dangerous of All
Mixed Media: snake skin, skull, bones, shells, found bottle cap, copper tacks, beads, found washer, copper paint on mat board.
9 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 1 1/8” (framed)
Vanitas #1, Left Panel
Mixed Media: mat board, wood, tacks, shells, nails, cork, copper cap, acrylic paint, glass vial with cork.
10 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/4” (framed)
Elegy for Grackles
Mixed Media: picture frame with glass, wood, metallic leafing finish, shells, feathers, buttons, bones, glass, vials with corks, found metal, mat board, microbeads, metallic leaf, corner chair braces, beads.
15 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 3 3/4”
Memento Mori: Wunderkabinett #1 (view 1)
Mixed Media: miniature chest of drawers, spray paint, Sky and Telescope star map, mat board, miniature lockset and key, Plexiglas box, cotton, bones, vial with cork, desiccated geckos, Audra’s peacock feather, marker.
6 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4” (closed)
Memento Mori: Wunderkabinett #1 (view 2)
Mixed Media: miniature chest of drawers, spray paint, Sky and Telescope star map, mat board, miniature lockset and key, Plexiglas box, cotton, bones, vial with cork, desiccated geckos, Audra’s peacock feather, marker.
6 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4” (closed)
Predator and Prey Reliquary #1
Mixed Media: wood, metal leafing finish, mat board, shells, animal skull, feathers, found bottle caps, safety pins, corner braces, screws, washers, spacers, Plexiglas.
7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 2 1/2”
Predator and Prey Reliquary #2
Mixed Media: wood, metal leafing finish, mat board, shells, animal skull, feathers, found bottle caps, safety pins, corner braces, screws, washers, spacers, Plexiglas.
7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 2 3/4”