DBS - Issue Date: 9 Dec 2016
DBS - Employer Name: Powys County Council
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Welsh Language Level: 1. I can pronounce Welsh personal and place-names correctly, and I can give and respond to basic greetings on the telephone or in person.
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Studio Location: Llanfair Caereinion
School Areas Covered: Ceredigion , Powys
Art Form: Other , Performance Art , Printmaking , Sculpture , Video Art
Hi! I am an artist originally from Chicago, who moved to Wales in 1989. I am a printmaker and sculptor, but I also like to make large installations and sound work. I like exploring what objects and images mean to people and turn them into something they might not expect. In my prints I look at the idea of the 'rural idyll' and subvert it with speech bubbles from comics. this creates unexpected narratives that let people create their own stories.
I have exhibited all over the UK and Europe and am most recently collaborating with other artists and musicians to make music using books as instruments. This is a fascinating way of looking at everyday objects in a new way. The tactile nature of the book creates a sensual response that far surpasses reactions to the digital equivalents. It is emotional and aesthetic. Triggering memory and emotion…
|Fine Art||BFA||Rockford College, USA||1986|