UNDER FRAGILE SKIES

These delicate and alluring works depict hybrid plant and animal organisms appropriated from the eccentric drawings of German biologist Ernst Haeckel. Displayed beneath glass domes, the sculptures become hermetic specimens, quarantined and of unknown origin. 

 

 

False Spring
False Spring

(outside view) wood, acrylic panels, steel, mixed media 9'x5'x6'

False Spring
False Spring

(detail inside)

Groom
Groom

polymer clay, acrylic paint, glass, steel, mixed media 56"x9"x14"

Fluff and Fuss
Fluff and Fuss

polymer clay, acrylic paint, glass, steel, mixed media 56"x9"x14"

Preen
Preen

polymer clay, acrylic paint, glass, steel, mixed media 56"x9"x14"

Gussy
Gussy

polymer clay, acrylic paint, glass, steel, mixed media 56"x9"x14"

Spruce
Spruce

polymer clay, acrylic paint, glass, steel, mixed media 52"x8"x12"

Under Fragile Skies
Under Fragile Skies

(installation view)

Under Fragile Skies
Under Fragile Skies

(installation view)