“Kings and queens who wear a suit but once, though made by some tailor or dressmaker to their majesties, cannot know the comfort of wearing a suit that fits.”  - Henry David Thoreau

 

To generate change in contemporary society, art must affect a wide audience.

Dressing oneself is a daily process that also requires intentional choices.  I utilize the greatly exaggerated act of clothing the body, to create dialogue about environmental consumption. 

Femme Fatale collection.
Femme Fatale collection.

Artist discharged silk, coyote fur.

Femme Fatale collection.
Femme Fatale collection.

Artist discharged silk, coyote fur.

Femme Fatale collection
Femme Fatale collection

Human hair, silk, coyote claws, porcupine quills, crystal.

Femme Fatale collection.
Femme Fatale collection.

Human hair, silk, coyote claws, porcupine quills, crystal.

NATURE V. NURTURE
NATURE V. NURTURE

Runway exhibition in collaboration with designer, Miranda Levy.

Elizabethan Roots Ruff
Elizabethan Roots Ruff

Victorian era ruff constructed from vegetable roots.

Nature v. Nurture collection
Nature v. Nurture collection

Bamboo lath, screen printed silk, rayon.

Nature v. Nurture collection.
Nature v. Nurture collection.

Bamboo lath, screen printed silk, rayon.

Femme Fatale collection
Femme Fatale collection

Re-purposed leather, silk, coyote claws.

Femme Fatale collection
Femme Fatale collection

Re-purposed leather, taxidermy eyes.

Couture Antoinette collection
Couture Antoinette collection

Denim, hand dyed rayon, found leaves.

Nature v. Nurture
Nature v. Nurture

M Magazine cover and feature designer.

Nature v. Nurture collection
Nature v. Nurture collection

Re-purposed leather, cotton, human hair.

Couture Antoinette collection.
Couture Antoinette collection.

Egg shells, glass, silk, cotton.

Couture Antoinette collection.
Couture Antoinette collection.

Human hair, burlap, leather, denim.

Couture Antoinette collection
Couture Antoinette collection

Orange peels, denim, rayon.

Consumer, Conqueror collection
Consumer, Conqueror collection

Re-purposed leather, gut, cured pork, distressed with burning and dying.

Consumer, Conqueror collection
Consumer, Conqueror collection

Re-purposed leather, gut, cured pork, distressed with burning and dying.

Roadkill Handbags
Roadkill Handbags

Designer purses constructed from artist tanned, roadkill leathers.

Roadkill Handbags
Roadkill Handbags

Designer purses constructed from artist tanned, roadkill leathers.