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  • Mirrors

    Mirrors

    Silvered Porcelain, Pyrex Glass, Glass Tank, Mineral Oil. A found Victorian mirror is casted into porcelain and duplicated into contorted forms. These forms are then mirrorized with silver. They are balanced on pyrex glass stilts, submerged in a tank of mineral oil. Manipulating the transparency of glass and its same refractive index as mineral oil, the mirrors appears to be floating and defying gravity. As objects, they symbolizes an idenity in flux, reluctant to give any stable reflection. 40”x9”x52” 2014

  • Mirrors (Close Up)

    Mirrors (Close Up)

    Silvered Porcelain, Pyrex Glass, Glass Tank, Mineral Oil. Submerged in oil, the mirrors appear to be a solid cast of glass. Yet, optically, the glass case internally reflects and refracts. The opticality of the mineral oil creates and infinite reflection of the mirrors and a surreal optical dimension. What is the reflectio of a mirror? 40”x9”x52” 2014

  • I is another, and always in multiples, Two

    I is another, and always in multiples, Two

    Mold Blown Glass. This is half of my head, deflated and repeated as a whole via the mirror reflection. The deflation is deliberated by sucking in after inflating the hot blow mold. 8”x5”3.5” 2013

  • An Accident

    An Accident

    Glass. Via a traffic accident occurred on a road crossing, the art portrays four damaged vehicles broke down at the picturesque, snowy scenery, suggesting the incompatible conflict between reality and imagination, rule-breaking and order. 59" 74" 74" inches. 2010

  • Dromotopia (collaboration with Tivon Rice)

    Dromotopia (collaboration with Tivon Rice)

    Cast glass, video projection and sound. 250 driving scenes from movies are projected upon the windshields of 5 glass cars. Organized by duration, these clips are constantly mixed and reassembled to emulate the diverse tempos in scenes from Tati’s Traffic, Godard’s Breathless, and Tarkovsky’s Solaris. 48" 8" 12" inches. 2013

  • A yellow line

    A yellow line

    Scrap auto parts. Description: Both flat road and clear dividing line failed to prevent tragic accidents. Whether the passers could introspect the chain reaction of order disregard when they saw this artificial arrangement at the accident site. 24" 237" 24 inches. 2011

  • Optic Stamp

    Optic Stamp

    Bronze, An optic stamp too was created to place pattern on hot glass. Light was projected through the resulting glass to create optic patterns.

  • Batons for Juggling Molt Glass

    Batons for Juggling Molt Glass

    Bronze, Beechwood. Batons were used to juggle molten glass.. 17"x3" x 2 1/2". 2013
  • Hands to Touch Molten Glass

    Hands to Touch Molten Glass

    Bronze. Bronze hand tools allow for sculpting molten glass. 7"x 4"x2 3/4". 2013

  • Radialities II

    Radialities II

    Brooch Centipede, ammonite, tangerine quartz, aquamarine, zirconite, oxidized sterling silver, resin. 2.5” x 3.5” x .75”. 2013
  • Colony of One (detail)

    Colony of One (detail)

    Bumble bee, sterling silver, mica, resin. Life size. 2013
  • Radialities Earrings

    Radialities Earrings

    Ammonite, tangerine quartz, oxidized sterling silver. 1½” x 1 ½” x ½”. 2013

  • “everybody pass me by”

    “everybody pass me by”

    scanner photograph, slumped-­‐sandblasted-­‐painted plate glass, steel. 54” x 36”x 12”, 2013.

  • “There was never nothing.”

    “There was never nothing.”

    Scanner photograph, laminated-­‐cold worked plate glass, borosilicate, found objects. Dimensions variable, 2013.

  • “Pathetic Fallacy”

    “Pathetic Fallacy”

    Hand blown glass, scanner photograph, steel. 48” x 10” x 2.5”, 2013.
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  • Vitreous Flip, New York Recipe Material Dissection

    Vitreous Flip, New York Recipe Material Dissection

    Site-specific Glass, Ceramic Crucible. This recipe uses 75% sand, 15% sodium carbonate, and 10% limestone, harvested from Jones Beach, New York. 4.5”x 3.4”. 2015.

  • Vitreous Flip, Rhode Island Recipe Material Dissection

    Vitreous Flip, Rhode Island Recipe Material Dissection

    Site-specific Glass, Ceramic Crucible. This recipe uses 55% sand, 17.5% potash, 17.5% sodium carbonate, and 10% limestone, harvested from Bristol Beach, Rhode Island. 4.5”x 3.4”. 2015.

  • Vitreous Flip, New Jersey Recipe Material Dissection

    Vitreous Flip, New Jersey Recipe Material Dissection

    Site-specific Glass, Ceramic Crucible. This recipe uses 55% sand, 35% sodium carbonate and 10% limestone, harvested from Seaside Heights, New Jersey. 4.5”x 3.4”. 2015.

  • Dissociation 19

    Dissociation 19

    Acrylic on canvas. 8.75 x 6.5in. 2014

  • Dissociation 15

    Dissociation 15

    Acrylic on canvas. 10.5 x 8.5 x 6in. 2014

  • Dissociation 17

    Dissociation 17

    Acrylic on canvas. 8.5 x 6.5in. 2014

  • Untitled, 1998

    Untitled, 1998

    Oil on chromecoat. 20 3/4" x 27 1/2"

  • On the Beach study, 2013

    On the Beach study, 2013

    Mixed-media pigment print with poured resin. 15"x20"

  • Falling Figure #6, 2001

    Falling Figure #6, 2001

    Watercolor on paper. 59 3/4“ x 40 1/4“