1. Indicator 2.0 - 2009

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    2009 - My first installation of Indicator 2.0 was at my solo exhibition, Arrival, at the Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery. I used recycled cardboard to create a rough impression of bark on the surface…

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    • A Patriotic Act - 2007

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      2007 - The last sculpture I built prior to graduating from Missouri State was "A Patriotic Act". With this being my final sculpture of undergraduate school, my goal was to create a greater depth of…

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      • Fluctuate - 2006

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        2006 - The first sculpture from this series, titled Fluctuate, came about in response to the ever-changing price of gasoline in the western world. The sculpture consists of a sealed PMMA (Plexiglas)…

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        • Ephemera 2.1 - 2011

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          Kinetic sculpture. 2011

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          • Firefly Panel Installation

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            16 Firefly Panels form a portable wind-responsive LED facade

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            • Ephemera 2.0 - 2009

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              2009 - Before I could figure out how to animate potentially hundreds of butterflies, I first needed to figure out how to animate one. While I was exploring different ways to accomplish this I came…

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              • Oil Drum - 2008

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                2008 - Oil Drum was intended as an outdoor sculpture, and aside from this fact it very much falls in line aesthetically and conceptually with my work from undergraduate school. The central object…

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                • Egg Hammer - 2007

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                  2007 - I began drawing a mechanical sculpture that was aesthetically similar to my earlier works. The drawings explored the relationship between two objects, an egg and a hammer. Once I felt comfortable…

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                  • Cyclical - 2007

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                    2007 - In the sculpture Cyclical, I was examining one proposed theory that climate change (global warming) is part of a natural cooling and warming Earth cycle. I cut a tree branch into twelve six-inch…

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                    • Squander - 2007

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                      2007 - I often employed used motor oil in my sculptures. One reoccurring theme of my early work was the pillaging of natural resources and the violation of the environment. In 2007, the city in which…

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