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.

Why I do what I do

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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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