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 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, […]
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: 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” 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 […]
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.