Work

green line

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. L 10.25" x h 3.5" x d ...

Chicago Torture Justice Memorial

The exhibition: Opening the Black Box: The Charge is Torture presented the Chicago Torture Justice Memorials Project  (CTJM) presented over 70 proposals for memorializing documented cases of torture by ...

Michael Piazza Memorial

I made the flowerbox memorial in 2006, the year of Michael's passing. I had configured the memorials as vessels to contain the dirt from the Earth, maybe soil which lay underneath the path of the ...

Louis Sullivan Memorial

  I was enamored with architect Louis Sullivan and as a life long Chicagoan, his work and his stories of struggle seemed to have some connection for me. Maybe it was his life that seeped into my ...

Dunning Memorial (Poor Farm Experiment)

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 ...

Utopian podium (Commissioned by Public Art St. Paul)

Utopian Podium is a sculptural object by artist Jim Duignan and a conceptual platform for sharing ideas about what we want our society to become. This series sparked imagination by inviting artists and ...