Charro

  This large-scale outdoor sculpture references antlers, horns, archways, and spurs in its form and a traditional Oaxacan textile pattern on its surface....

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Social Observatory

a tribute to Ward, Colorado; Pine Ridge, South Dakota; and Williston, North Dakota   With a group of artists, writers, curators, and students, I traveled 1,500 miles through the eastern Rocky Mountains and Western Plains in an 18-passenger caravan. Of the dozens of towns along the highway...

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Minor Landmark

  In collaboration with artists Ben McQuillan and Yumi Janairo Roth, we created this work while in residence at Galerie Klatovy-Klenova in the Czech Republic. This project is our attempt to translate a small town’s cultural landscape while trying to connect to the village of Klenova....

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Piñata Hide

  This object is a remix of the birthday piñata ritual and the animal hide hunting trophy. The life-size silhouette of a donkey hide is covered in decorative tissue paper, cut and pasted using the same technique applied to the surface of piñatas....

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Between a Rock

  Ongoing series of altered stones that act as unusual, unfamiliar placemarkers or wayfinders in the landscape....

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Tea Hive

  Tea Hive is an intimate gathering space designed for the HMR Pollinator Project in the St. Croix River Valley. Built to resemble a traditional pergola with the mission of the Pollinator Project in mind, this structure is informed by the architecture of ceremonial tea spaces...

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Printed Media

  Project Details (top to bottom)   MAMA BIRD, 2020 Nepantla is a Nahuatl word used for the borderlands and in Chicano studies and culture, it refers to being in an inbetween state. As a nepantlera myself, I appreciate the suburbs as a sort of borderland that bridges urban...

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Backyard Collection

  Backyard Collection is an experiment in conjuring artifacts from my childhood to explore the intersection of place and identity. My memories com from first-hand experience, re-told stories, Kodak photographs, and a singular reel of home movie footage. This project focuses on the significant objects captured...

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