Chloris and the Chickadee
Chloris and the Chickadee

Along with the fashion magazine inspired images, this series includes images of birds in flight, ones that come to my bird feeder. This body of work celebrates the relationship that I have with them. I feel a kind of telepathy when they are around.

Chloris and the Tufted Titmouse
Chloris and the Tufted Titmouse

Swallows will chirp loudly outside, begging me to come out and then they swoop down so close to my face as if to greet me or entice me to play with them.

Chloris and the Woodpecker
Chloris and the Woodpecker

The Swallows remind me of Zephyrus, Greek god of the west wind and husband to Chloris. As depicted in Sandro Botticelli’s Allegory of Spring, I liken the transformation of Chloris into Flora to the way that I transform multiple fashion model images into one.

Chloris and the Blue Jay
Chloris and the Blue Jay

The creation of these new women appear in my work as ghostly photo transfers along with the birds that I photograph, who become stand-ins for Zephyrus.

Flora and the Nuthatch
Flora and the Nuthatch

Each work begins with layers of vintage record album sleeves and tissue paper.

Flora and the Woodpecker
Flora and the Woodpecker

The photo transfers and subsequent layers of acrylic paint and found and hand-made papers reveal a clairvoyant interaction between bird and woman.

Chloris and the Chickadee
Chloris and the Tufted Titmouse
Chloris and the Woodpecker
Chloris and the Blue Jay
Flora and the Nuthatch
Flora and the Woodpecker
Chloris and the Chickadee

Along with the fashion magazine inspired images, this series includes images of birds in flight, ones that come to my bird feeder. This body of work celebrates the relationship that I have with them. I feel a kind of telepathy when they are around.

Chloris and the Tufted Titmouse

Swallows will chirp loudly outside, begging me to come out and then they swoop down so close to my face as if to greet me or entice me to play with them.

Chloris and the Woodpecker

The Swallows remind me of Zephyrus, Greek god of the west wind and husband to Chloris. As depicted in Sandro Botticelli’s Allegory of Spring, I liken the transformation of Chloris into Flora to the way that I transform multiple fashion model images into one.

Chloris and the Blue Jay

The creation of these new women appear in my work as ghostly photo transfers along with the birds that I photograph, who become stand-ins for Zephyrus.

Flora and the Nuthatch

Each work begins with layers of vintage record album sleeves and tissue paper.

Flora and the Woodpecker

The photo transfers and subsequent layers of acrylic paint and found and hand-made papers reveal a clairvoyant interaction between bird and woman.

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