Mandalas from Memories of Underdevelopment

Varnishing the wood and skinning the frame

After glueing up the thwart and floor boards it was time to finish the wooden frame.  I used 3 coats of clear gloss rust-oleum spar varnish, and plan…

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Local Fall 2017 Exhibitions in Orlando

There are two opportunities to see my work in Orlando this Autumn. Memories of Underdevelopment Selections form my Sentinels series will be included in this group exhibition along…

Fall shows in London and Orlando

If These Walls Could Speak A system for recording and playing audio memories
embedded in physical objects Audio, Mostly I am presenting a demo paper on If These Walls Could…

Gametrak video synthesizer

Over the summer I took the Kadenze Machine Learning for Artists and Musicians online course.  It was very informative and then often used these weird Gametrak golf game…

Final Glueing of thwart and floorboards

Put in the last of the wooden pieces including the thwart and floorboards.  I used western red cedar for the floorboards.  The plans only call for the two…

Breasthook grain oddity

Everything I know about woodworking tells me that this breasthook glue joint will fail. But, Platt Monfort knows more about boat building than I do, and the Snowshoe…

Bending and glueing the canoe ribs

I had help from my wonderful mother with bending and glue the ribs for the ultralite canoe.  Somehow I escaped furniture design school without ever steam bending wood,…

AUMF Security Blanket

New work, Security Blanket. In September 2001 the US congress passed public law 107-40, commonly know as the ‘Authorization for Use of Military Force’ or AUMF.  Designed to allow…

Resilience: Remembering Pulse

The UCF Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition curated by Keri Watson for the one year anniversary of the of Pulse massacre. My piece for the show, Sentinel: Watching…

Drumming

Last Friday night I went to Thad Anderson’s Collide performance of Steve Reich’s Drumming Music, and it was amazing!  So amazing that I wrote this patch to emulate…

Framing

Well, now I’m further along with the Snowshoe 12 canoe than I got with the Classic 12 sailboat I tried building in Tempe. Unfortunately, the living room is…

Canoe stringers and Stems

Ripped the stringers, gunwales, inwales, rubwales, and keelson all from one 5.5″x12′ board of poplar. They say you can even make these boats out of 2x4s but I…

Round two, Canoe box beam

Well, theres so many lakes and rivers here I thought I would give the boat building a second go. This time the plan is to end up with…

YOU | I: Interfaces & Reader Experience

My piece If These Walls Could Speak will be in the YOU | I: Interfaces & Reader Experience exhibition at the Paul Watkins Gallery, Winona State University.  The show…