Category Archives: Resin Art

This is a series that I’ve been working on for a while. I buy deep antique frames and fill them with layers of clear resign and images that I have meticulously cut out with a scalpel. I can achieve the illusion of remarkable depth, sort of like the forced perspective of baroque stage sets. I think of these as shadow boxes with views of weird, slightly ominous dreams.

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Babel

Babel is part of my resin box series.  Its a very deep box incorporating one of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt’s “character head” busts.  I sliced the bust in half and gilded it with silver.  The box is mirrored and the sun … Continue reading

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Prix de Rome

A small poured resin piece that is a tribute to the struggles of artists through time. The small figure is Jacques-Louis David, a product of the Enlightenment and a winner of the prestigious Prix de Rome.  Difficult and volatile, David … Continue reading

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The Diver

Constructed like a baroque stage set, the Diver creates a fantasy world of remarkable depth.

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The Tempest

A deep resin piece using elevations from the Hotel Soubise in Paris. I created a stage set using panels from the room. The “hail storm” is comprised of chunks of citrine crystals that have been gilded on the back so … Continue reading

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Prometheus

Prometheus, the mortal who stole fire from the gods and subsequently punished by them for all eternity. I guess the moral is that knowledge has its price. My version of the myth involved a split figure enduring a shower of … Continue reading

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The Duel

A very deep resin piece. The bust is model inspired by Franz-Xaver Messerschmidt’s weird series of “character busts” from the late eighteenth century. I split the bust in half and gilded it. The rest of the imagery comes from my … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Resurrection refers to the miracle of the cycle of life, death and rebirth. The egg symbolizes the immortal soul and the gold of the egg represents eternity and perfection. Ironically the folktale of the “goose and the golden egg” is … Continue reading

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Sophocles

Sophocles, one of the great playwright/tragedians of ancient Greece, wrote over 123 plays. Only seven have survived. Those plays include Oedipus Rex and Antigone. Nothing is more theatrical in our world than a red curtain that I layered into this … Continue reading

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Torrent

A deep resin piece where I float a gilded skull and a silver cube. Bubbles and turbulence( both real and crystal) form as the cube is plunged into the “water”.  The  cube is the earth element, and is symbolic of … Continue reading

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