In my work I explore ideas about the rituals of food and the politics of eating. Place settings, eating utensils, and cooking implements are all considered part of my visual vocabulary. “Collector Plates” takes a look at common objects in everyday use, and imbues them with the material importance of craft traditions. In these pieces […]
This series is about genetically modified foods, and how they could change the function of flatware. Traditionally utensils have performed specific actions for different types of foods. If the foods begin to merge in unexpected ways, how might the corresponding flatware look?
This seemingly delicate handle is quite sturdy.
The square rod in this handle was forged from the initial rectangular configuration to a square at the bowl end, and flat for the handle. Where the rods separated during the forming process add to the process aesthetic.
This strainer is composed of fused round wire in the handle, that has been planished for structure and aesthetics. The pierced sheet bowl was soldered into place.