Art as Fashion

My Tie

My Tie

“My Tie” self portrait , watercolor on paper, 26″h x 24″w, self made frame, applied vintage ties

Tallis

Tallis

“Tallis”, pencil on board, self made frame, applied velvet and silver embroidery, 33″h x 40″w

How the East Was Won

How the East Was Won

“How the East Was Won”- subtitle, “drugs, sex,& rock’n’roll”, acrylic on canvas, self made frame, applied denim, jeans, jacket, and one continuous pair of “fatman” jeans across the bottom. 56h x 40″w
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Ode to Hoppy, Roy and Gene


Ode to Hoppy, Roy and Gene

“Ode to Hoppy, Roy and Gene”, pastel on paper, self-made frame, constructed from a pair of vintage cowboy boots and belt, c1940, with applied plastic jewels and studs, 22 1/2″h x 23 1/2″w.

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Cinched

Cinched

“Cinched”, oil on canvas, self-made frame, applied leather laced, grommets, plastic jewels and studs. 25″h x 58″w.
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Bridal Suspension

Bridal Suspension

“Bridal Suspension”; watercolor on paper, self-made frame, ruched satin, bound, and tied with vintage bra straps with applied cup rosettes and garters. Displayed with hidden perfumed sachets attached in the corners. 52″h x 42″w.
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Modern Armor

Modern Armor



“Modern Armor”, charcoal on board, tie-silk mat, self-made frame, 6″w molding, with applied leather, cut from vintage jackets, industrial zippers, grommets and rabbits foot, 50″h x 43″w
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Heroes

Heroes 

“Heroes”, oil on canvas, self made frame with applied Veteran’s Silk flowers , 56″h x 68″w
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Cruelty and Beauty

Cruelty and Beauty

“Cruelty and Beauty”, pencil drawing on board, self made frame, book matched veneer alligator and crocodile hide (made from broken vintage purses), 36″h x 46″w.
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First Love

First Love



“First Love”  Colored pencil on board, self made frame, deer skin, stained and whip stitched rawhide binding. 33″h x 42″w…
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