Artworks

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  • Conflict
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional, sculpture
  • vest
  • dyeing, sewing, appliqué
  • buttons, fabric, feathers, found-objects, salvaged, woven
  • 2024
  • One of my Chaleco Protectors (Protective Vests). Each vest is a unique refuge depicting balance in the midst of pollution, disorder and darkness. I feel helpless watching conflicts harm innocent people, so I made this vest especially to protect women and children.
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  • Orquidia Violeta
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  • Orquidia
  • Chaleco Protector
  • costume, clothing, functional
  • vest
  • sewing, appliqué
  • beads, buttons, found-objects, upholstery
  • 2023
  • I birthed Orquidia, a Chaleco Protector. Crafted for my Birth-Day, it stands as a refuge, a unique tapestry embodying balance amidst pollution, conflict, disorder, and darkness. Like an orchid, it blooms annually, symbolizing the passage of years with delicate resilience.
  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn
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  • Creer (Believe)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional
  • vest
  • appliqué, needlework, printing, sewing
  • canvas, fabric, upholstery, woven
  • 2021
  • 20 × 20 inches
  • One of my Chaleco Protectors. Each Protective Vest is a unique refuge depicting balance in the midst of pollution, conflict, disorder and darkness. I created Creer (Believe) to give the wearer confidence to believe in themselves.
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  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn
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  • Esperanza (Hope)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional
  • vest
  • appliqué, beadwork, dyeing, embroidery, sewing, weaving
  • buttons, canvas, fabric, feathers, found-objects, salvaged, thread, woven, upholstery
  • 2021
  • 20 × 30 inches
  • One of my Chaleco Protectors. Each Protective Vest is a unique refuge depicting mythical heroines and others finding balance in the midst of pollution, conflict, disorder and darkness. Esperanza empowers the wearer with hope. The wearer regains control of their future, and can now cope with the chaos of the world.
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  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn
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  • Sueño (Dream)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional
  • appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • buttons, canvas, beads, salvaged, trim, woven, felt, upholstery
  • 2020
  • dream, vest, flowers
  • 20 × 21 inches
  • I go to sleep and dream of a much better world with flowers growing out of my head.
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  • Orquidia Violeta