NYC DOT Art Advisory Committee

Today was my first meeting as a member of the New York City Department of Transportation Art Advisory Committee! The DOT Art Advisory Committee reviews public art proposals and is made up of members from various arts organizations from all five NYC boroughs. I am honored to be one of the artists selected! Read The Rest →

Common Picnic = Kickstarter Success!!

Thank you to everyone who backed my project!! I am so grateful for the many donations, as well as the numerous social media shares and encouragement. I had no idea what to expect when I embarked on this Kickstarter adventure–I wasn’t sure if I would meet my goal, let alone exceed it! It feels wonderful to have such amazing support from friends and family, not to mention complete strangers who just happen to like my idea. This funding is really going to help make this project great, and I can’t... Read The Rest →

The Making of Common Picnic

I’ve always wanted to make work for New York City parks, and Governors Island was at the top of the list. It’s been an intense process so far, because Governors Island presents some interesting challenges. This is the first time I will be building something to last all summer outdoors without on-site construction access, with a super-shallow 6” limit on ground penetration, and with a requirement for portability and possible reinstallation. While constructing on-site presents its own issues (mostly weather and security related), building a large sculpture off-site is a... Read The Rest →

2015 Summer Long Sculpture Program

I am excited to announce that I have been selected for FIGMENT NYC’s 2015 Summer Long Sculpture Program on Governors Island. My project, Common Picnic, is an interactive sculpture that takes the form of a set of interconnected picnic tables that encourages participants to share tables, seats, or both. It will be installed on the South Parade Ground of Governors Island and it will be open to the public from the beginning of June through the end of September. When we hear “picnic” we usually think of a casual meal... Read The Rest →

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