2016 Portfolio: Factors

The thoughts behind my body of work for 2016, inspired by migration and linguistics, and the search for a sense of place.

2014 Portfolio: Building Blocks

More than a year ago, I started a daily collage project. By spring of 2014, I had not only 365 new pieces, I had found a new muse. Each collage I made taught me more about composition, color, and commitment. This collection of images served as a springboard for my new digital work this year….

2013 Portfolio: Threads

Fini! Welcome to my 2013 portfolio — I think it’s finished! In French class, the verbs “to have” and “to be” are confusing to English speakers. It turns out that you can’t say “I am finished” much as you’d like to; you must say “I have finished.” In French, the former (Je suis fini) means you’re…

2012 Portfolio: Themes

I continue to be drawn to compositions with a sense of place and time, and enjoy abstracting them towards timelessness and less specificity. To see the whole body of work, choose 2012 Portfolio from the View menu. Let me know which ones you’d like to see in a physical, rather than a digital, form! I…

2012 Work Emerging

Web publishing is instant, when you’re reading it and looking for updates, but it sure takes some time to produce! I’m slowly working through a new body of work, which has taken months to come together, and now it feels like almost as much time is needed to present it to you. So while I…

2011 Portfolio: Documentation

For my work this year, I’ve been mulling documentation. It’s been a career for me (software and technical editing), a source of inspiration (my genealogy research), and pervasive in our lives. Plus, I just like the look of it in a composition. Once again, I used photographs to build up colorful textures and then used…