"Avimorphs" means bird shapes. My first solo show, at TAG/The Artists Gallery in 2011, featured a couple of dozen birds done as paper collage and as paper collaged onto shaped wood. Over the years the birds have just kept coming. Once I did a show of nothing but owls.
"Territory" looks at how the places we try to own seem to end up owning us. This series of 2-D and 3-D collages was mostly based on photographs of houses I grew up in and around.
"Mytho/Logical" pulled together a group of pieces I'd done that seemed to defy categories, but must have been inspired by the myths and legends my mother used to read me.
"Closer" is a series of nine collages that begins with an oak tree on a distant horizon. In each frame the viewer draws closer and closer to the tree.
"Mass Produced Pigeons" was not really about birds. I used a handful of images of these too-familiar, oft-maligned birds over and over in paper collages, a 9-foot-wide mural (collage and spray paint), plexiglass shadow boxes, a video, and cast-plaster birds. This show looks at how things cut from the same pattern develop a stubborn individuality.
"Train Wrecks" is an installation that looks at the aftermath of chaos. You can see pieces in a gallery below, or view short videos from the show— or you can take a good look at the installation that was posted by the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, https://flic.kr/s/aHsmsogJr5
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This solo exhibition filled a large salon at Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD, during October 2019. Video by Scott Edie.
This is one of the short videos that were spread throughout the gallery to make a soundtrack for "Train Wrecks." Footage by Julie Maynard(shot in The Citizen parking lot, Brunswick); video by Scott Edie,
One of the videos that make a soundtrack for "Train Wrecks." Footage by Julie Maynard (Townsend Road and Maple Avenue, Brunswick; video by Scott Edie.
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