Objects

Dunning Project at Krabbesholm Højskole

In 1976, I was in the process of completing my Eagle Scout project before August 16, when I would turn 18 years of age and become ineligible to complete the requirements for Boy Scouts’ highest rank. My ...

portable fast pitch

  My childhood revolved partially around finding a baseball game often at or around the school yards of Chicago. It was a proving ground for boys and a deep place to wonder in the public. I wondered ...

swing for Oxbow

In 1987 I visited Oxbow for the first time amidst a short but uninterrupted group of months, maybe 7-9 months without drinking. There was always connecting tissue between living as an artist and the means I ...

wooden knuckles

This wooden knuckle (prototype) illuminates my steady preoccupation with wood carving I taught myself as a young boy scout. I carved belt buckles, neckerchief slides, walking sticks, and survival tools for ...

Chicago swing

5.01. - 10.04.2016 The relationship between art and education, creation and production, is a topic that is often addressed in today’s social discourse. This applies both to the question of potential for ...

teaching philosophy

This is my teaching philosophy tiered towards moving from the top down and the bottom up. India ink on resin coated cardboard 5" x ...

king

These collages are old school class photos on found wood from private landmark sites of Chicago. The suite of collages were created as manic incantations of psychic trauma. I couldn't work or make anything ...

High school teachers

Taft high school teachers collage (resin, photos and found wood) 1972-1976, Chicago - for a project called "Some helped others, some called us names, some went their way, some were warmer, some were ...

valise

A Wooden trunk constructed from materials from houses I lived in through out my life in Chicago. This piece was part of an installation in the Great Space at the University of Illinois at Chicago in ...