Butterfly Rainforest

Butterfly Rainforest Butterfly Rainforest Part I – Evodia Tree165cm x 150cm x 90cm) (5 1/5′ x 5′ x 3′)Colored Copper Wire, Steel Wire, Fibers, Glass Beads, Felting, Lace Thread, Embroidery Thread, Rug Hook CanvasCairns Botanic Gardens, Cairns, AustraliaTanks Arts Centre Residency2014 Photography by Michael Marzik Butterfly Rainforest – Part II, Fan Palm with Cairns BirdwingContinue reading “Butterfly Rainforest”


~ Invasives ~ Previous Next CONTACT – Foreign & Familiar 2016Honolulu Museum of Art School BldgCurated by:Dr. Herman Pi’ikea Clark & Isabella Ellaheh Hughes   From the perspective of our common interests, exploring the natural environment and cultural history of Hawai’i, Invasives intertwines the tales of multiple species, people, and the results of their interactions.Continue reading “Invasives”

Water Vessels

Water Vessels Sculpture Series – Thirst Addressing our coming water crisis by creating vessels & sculptural forms that are designed to hold water or be water yet are unable to do as is their purpose. Having lived in areas of the world with an abundance of water and other areas with little water, and mostContinue reading “Water Vessels”


Ami(NET)works I move a lot, currently suturing a life between Hawai’i and Japan. My connection to any specific land is light. I grasp my network of friends tightly as it is my only lifeline, my communication.  My roots are shallow. A ghost net drifting as directives, unseen like the tides, wash me ashore. Stitches are connections, everContinue reading “Ami(NET)works”

Endangered Oceans

Endangered Oceans – Fiber wall installation containing ghost netting. Dimensions: 42 x 38” (1067mm x 97mm), (5) Pieces total Materials: fiber, plastic yarn, ghost nets, aluminum, wire My artwork revolves around textiles; the creation of, the deconstruction of, the transformation of, and the recreation of entirely new textiles. From a single line of fibers and/orContinue reading “Endangered Oceans”

Water Drops

Water Drops Each drop contains a story of an experience, a place, or an expression of concern regarding our beautiful planet. Each drop is designed and created from various sizes of copper wire in various colors. Some drops are crocheted using a single wire in a single color or multiple wires to create variegated orContinue reading “Water Drops”