Orientations

o·ri·en·ta·tion
ôrēənˈtāSH(ə)n
noun

1. familiarization with and adaptation to a situation or environment; specif.,
a.  awareness of ones environment as to time, space, objects, and persons
b.  a period or process of introduction and adjustment

2. a person’s fundamental feelings about or responses to something

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Variation on a Theme of Chopsticks IV
Wood disposable chopsticks dipped in soy sauce on nori (seaweed), and 12k white gold leaf (sides) mounted to birch wood panel.
24 x 24 inches.

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Survey (Home) II
Cut USGS topographic map mounted to birch wood panel; with 22k gold leaf, Piñon pine cones and needles on basswood insert
12 x 12 inches.

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The Grass is Always Greener
Whitewashed toy wood fences, plastic sushi grass, and latex house paint on birch wood panel.
24 x 24 inches.

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Ethnic Aisle: Nori and Rice (Gold)
Nori (seaweed) on birch wood panel, with rice and 22k gold leaf on basswood insert.
12 x 12 inches.

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Oriental Flavor (Black)
Instant ramen noodles, enamel spray paint, and 22k gold leaf on birch wood panel.
12 x 12 inches.

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Cocktail Sidekick
Cocktail parasols and foil paper mounted to birch wood panel.
24 x 24 inches.

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24/7
Mixed origami papers and found paper on birch wood panel.
24 x 24 inches.

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Mask
Papier-mâché and plaster mask painted with acrylic and watercolor,
mounted to mixed fabric quilt on birch wood panel.
24 x 24 inches.

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