Portfolio – Nazareth College – Art and Design Department

Portfolio application for Assistant Professor of Art, Drawing, and Painting in the Art and Design Department at Nazareth College

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Is-ness I-IX

Installation view: “Is-ness I-IX,” UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art, Jan 31 – May 21, 2019, Colorado Springs, CO
“Is-ness VIII,” watercolor, gouache, ink, and acrylic, on saprobic fungi on polystyrene, 22″ x 18,” 2019
“Is-ness IX,” watercolor, gouache, ink, and acrylic, on saprobic fungi on polystyrene, 14″ x 12,” 2019
“Is-ness IX (detail),” watercolor, gouache, ink, and acrylic, on saprobic fungi on polystyrene, 14″ x 12,” 2019
“Is-ness II,” watercolor, gouache, ink, and acrylic, on saprobic fungi on polystyrene, 12″ x 20,” 2019

Saprophytes

Saprophyte III. 55cm x 80 cm
Saprophyte X. 55cm x 80 cm
Saprophyte XI. 55cm x 80 cm
Saprophyte XI (detail). 55cm x 80 cm

All works are sunprints using sun-sensitive dye on handmade paper created from a combination of fungi.

Species include: Trametes versicolor, Trametes hirsuta, Stereum hirsutum, Piptoporus betulinus, Polyporus squamosus, Fomitopsis pinicola, Daedalea quercina, Tapinella atrotomentosa, and others.

Possible Object: debris

Installation view, Event Horizon, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, February 2018
Detail, Installation view, Event Horizon, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, February 2018
Detail, Installation view, Event Horizon, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, February 2018
Possible Object: partial.download. Fresco on foam with wood frame. 2016
Possible Object: debris. Ink, Ink-jet prints, pastel, Viz-Lite, 2016
Detail, Installation view, Event Horizon, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, February 2018
Possible Object: partial.download. Fresco on foam with wood frame. 2016

Straw House

“Straw House,” fresco on straw wattles, dimensions variable, 2018
Foreground: “Oculus Runoff,” background: “Clast Tempatation,” Fresco on straw wattle, 2018
“Infinite Control,” Fresco on straw wattle, 27″ H x 60″ L x 33″ W, 2018
“Infinite Control (detail),” Fresco on straw wattle, 27″ H x 60″ L x 33″ W, 2018