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Golden Boy
Acrylic paint and gold leaf on papier-mâché
29” x 18” x 18”
2010
Self-Portrait with Cougar
Papier-mâché, wire and vintage matchbox car
14” x 9” x 3”
2006

These works grow out of my investigations into body politics and identity, but explore personal memory and experience. Reducing real-life characters to doll-size objects is a transformative act; big bullies lose potency when rendered as small puppets.