By Our Own Hands

  • Inches From Famine

    Materials: Shale, litovi, mortar tesserae, tile, brick, terracotta Size: 29″w x 23.5″h x 3″d Year: 2019 A mosaic about how our soils are standing between us and the collapse of civilization as we know it. Read the full explanation here.

  • In The Red

    Materials: Ceramic loon, concrete, thinset tesserae, degraded shells, ceramic (broken oil bottle) Size: 22″w x 23″h x 1″d Year: 2019 A mosaic about the sixth mass extinction now underway. Read the full explanation here.

  • Work Less To Live Better

    Materials: Marble, limestone, gold smalti Size: 8.5″w x 11″h x 0.25″d (x 4) Year: 2019 A mosaic about how working less is better for you, the environment, and your community. Read the full explanation here.

  • For Berta (They Fear Us Because We Are Fearless)

    Materials: Shell casings, shale, smalti, stained glass Size: 16″w x 16″h x 3″d Year: 2019 A mosaic about the killing of environmental defenders like Berta Cáceres. Read the full explanation here.

  • In The Belly Of The Whale

    Materials: Plastic Size: 30″w x 24″h x 1″d Year: 2019 A mosaic about ocean microplastics. Read the full explanation here.

  • Then They Took The Mountains

    Materials: Smalti, marble, sandstone, limestone, shale, schist, calcite, petrified wood Size: 22″w x 23″h x 3″d Year: 2019 A mosaic about the destructive practice of mountaintop removal mining. Read the full explanation here.

  • Beyond Oceans

    Materials: Stained glass, smalti, plastic cutlery, shale, limestone, Eramosa marble, mudstone Size: 12″w x 10″h x 2″d Year: 2018 A mosaic about how microplastics aren’t just an oceans issue. Read the full explanation here.

  • Surprise Is The New Normal

    Materials: Marble, smalti, glass, shell, coral, quartz, desert rose, apophyllite, sea spines, porcupine quills, wire, earphones, USB cable, styrofoam, various plastic, rubber bands, knob and tube, lightbulb, harp string ends Size: 13.5″w x 19.5″h x 3.5″d Year: 2018 A mosaic about how the Anthropocene has all sorts of surprises in store for us as the […]

  • The Three Horsemen

    Materials: Slag, lightbulb innards, shale, mortar tesserae, cement, marble, knob and tube, earphones, red dog, limestone, brick, architectural glass, ceramic, smalti, circuit board, resistors, coal, hard rubber, gears Size: 22″ diameter (approx.) Year: 2018 A mosaic that explores the driving forces behind the Anthropocene, namely technological change, population growth, and resource consumption. Read the full […]

  • By The Time We Realized…

    Materials: Concrete, plastic cutlery, aluminum (Coke can) Size: 12.5″h x 10″w Year: 2018 A spin-off from my inaugural mosaic in my Anthropocene series, this piece is a letter written to future generations in some of the most prevalent materials of our time: concrete, plastic, and aluminum. Read the full explanation here.

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