My work is a combination of ideas about space and ways of adapting to it. I primarily use materials that are acquired for free or little cost. The Life+Boat exhibit I had in 2009 was created primarily out of cardboard collected from store dumpsters.
A solo exhibition I had at Powell’s Books in 2007 consisted of 72 works of art, all created out of discarded building materials for a house that was being built in my neighborhood. Currently, I am working on a public art commission that utilizes 50 pounds of discarded paper. It’s always been part of my practice to use what is around me to make art, letting the materials often guide the creative process.