Hand Screened and Painted T-Shirts
T- shirts In 1988 I opened my gallery/store “Is It Art” on the 900 Block of Duval St. in Key West, Florida. I began selling my hand–screened and hand painted t-shirts to tourists and locals. These are some of the more popular designs that helped pay the rent, allowing me to explore other creative mediums.
Hand Printed Clothing 1990’s
Hand printed clothing Working with a dress designer in Pennsylvania, I came up with a line of hand-printed clothing – a more feminine and desirable line of comfortable, all cotton clothing, designed and hand-printed specifically for women under the Is It Art label. For several years the clothing line was sold all over the country, […]
The Conception Series
This was a collaborative ceramic series I did with my partner Bill King. Bill would throw the vessels and I would decorate, glaze and paint. We titled them “The Conception Series” and sold them in our South Beach Miami store in 1993. It was our first creative adventure together.
Disclaimer: Raw Material
Disclaimer: These images may be inappropriate or offensive to some viewers. You should be 18 years or older to view them. Key West artists were invited to participate in “Raw Material,” a one-night “raw and uncensored” exhibit organized in a large abandoned shrimping warehouse on Stock Island in 1995. The theme was sex. I […]
The Chair Series
“The Chair Series” was my first foray into found object assemblage. Settled in 1992 in my new, large studio at the Harris School in Key West, I compulsively collected objects, especially old chairs, found abandoned in the local streets. “Death of a Medium,” was the start of this symbolic journey – an old chair, a […]
Test Pattern / Shocking Untold Story
I received Best in Show for “Test Pattern,” a mixed media, found object assemblage, at a juried exhibit of LGBT artists at the East Martello Museum in Key West in 1994. “Shocking Untold Story,” a mixed media collage was also featured in the exhibit.