Artwork > Status & Invention

Dress Series - Apron
monotype & collage
15 inches x 18 inches
2014
Modern Kimono 1930's
colored pencil
9 inches x 12 inches
2015
Dress Series - Alphabet
monotype & collage
15 inches x 18 inches
2014
Dress Series - Wings
monotype & collage
15 inches x 18 inches
2014
Dress Series - Travel #1
collage & drawing
10 inches x 13 inches
2014
Dress Series - Alphabet Jumper with Bird
cyanotype with collage & mixed media
8 inches x 10 inches
2014
Dress Series - Travel #2
monotype, collage & drawing
15 inches x 18 inches
2014
Red Dress
cyanotype with monotype
8 inches x 10 inches
2014
Wasp Waist II
Cyanotype with collage
8 inches x 10 inches
2014
Fashion
cyanotype with monotype and collage
11 inches x 14 inches
2014
Swoop
Cyanotype with colored pencil and collage
8 inches x 10 inches
2014
Shimmer
cyanotype with monotype
8 inches x 10 inches
2014
Short Stack
Cyanotype with collage
8 inches x 10 inches
2014
Wasp Waist
Cyanotype
8 inches x 10 inches
2013
Turkish Robe - Red Stripe
chalk pastel
20 x 30 inches
2012
Japanese Kosode Garment
Colored pencil drawing
9 1/2 inches x 12 inches
2013
Turkish Robe - Blue & Gold
chalk pastel
20 x 30 inches
2011
Farmer's Coat
Colored pencil drawing
9 1/2 inches x 12 inches
2013
Turkish Robe - Brown & Gold
chalk pastel
20 x 30 inches
2011
Crazy Quilt Kimono
Colored pencil drawing
9 1/2 inches x 12 inches
2013
Fireman's Jacket
Colored pencil drawing
9 1/2 inches x 12 inches
2013
 Japanese Dancing Costume
Colored pencil drawing
9 1/2 inches x 12 inches
2013
First Lady Edith Wilson's Kimono Fabric Dress, 1920
Colored pencil drawing
9 1/2 inches x 12 inches
2013
Turkish Robe - Red & Blue
chalk pastel
20 x 30 inches
2011
Turkish Robe - Dervish
chalk pastel
20 x 30 inches
2011

In all cultures and across time, costumes have played a major role in public ceremonies and culture. Dress denoted status and was an important vehicle for the transmission of artistic ideas. This on-going series of works on paper investigates the beauty, innovation and variety in clothing and costume.