Beetle collage
Beetle collage

Detail of a collage utilizing, pictures of beetles and models, some with objects like peacock feathers, fabric, and mirrors. The series is a comparison of nature's many beauties.

Detail of Babes and Beetles collage
Detail of Babes and Beetles collage

Detail of a collage utilizing, pictures of beetles and models, some with objects like peacock feathers, fabric, and mirrors. The series is a comparison of nature's many beauties.

Silk threads create imaginary wig
Silk threads create imaginary wig

Detail of a collage utilizing, pictures of beetles and models, some with objects like peacock feathers, fabric, and mirrors. The series is a comparison of nature's many beauties.

Beetles and feminine sillouhette
Beetles and feminine sillouhette

Detail of a collage utilizing, pictures of beetles and models, some with objects like peacock feathers, fabric, and mirrors. The series is a comparison of nature's many beauties.

COLLAGE SERIES

Vintage fashion, science, and culture magazines inspire and create a lovely meeting of colorful bugs and beautiful humans, intertwined with painted scenes, textured fabrics, ribbon, and delicate objects.

This is an ongoing series, visit again for added pieces.

BABES

AND

BEETLES

NOW ON VIEW!!

THROUGH JULY 2018

HOOKED ON COLFAX

3213 E COLFAX AVE

DENVER, CO

             

Babes and Beetles #1
Babes and Beetles #1

A collage of acrylic and iridescent ink paints, and paper on canvas board and stretched canvas. All paper collage portions of the pieces are sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. Each piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is mounted on canvas board, then stretched canvas.

Babes and Beetles #1
Babes and Beetles #1

A collage of acrylic and iridescent ink paints, and paper on canvas board and stretched canvas. All paper collage portions of the pieces are sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. Each piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is mounted on canvas board, then stretched canvas.

#1

Blurring horizons and Suzy Parker's silhouette with shiny and colorful beetles, iridescent-ink painted ocean waves, and wisps of lazy clouds.

#2

A mix of fashion, textured fabrics, entomology, and colors. I wove her weave with silk thread!

Babes and Beetles #2
Babes and Beetles #2

A collage of corduroy and raw silk, ribbons, paper, and silk thread on canvas board and stretched canvas. The paper portion is sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. The piece is 16 x 20

Babes and Beetles #2
Babes and Beetles #2

A collage of corduroy and raw silk, ribbons, paper, and silk thread on canvas board and stretched canvas. The paper portion is sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. The piece is 16 x 20

#3

Babes and Beetles #3
Babes and Beetles #3

Collage of leather, fabric, ribbon, paper, and mirrors on canvas board and stretched canvas. The paper portion is sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. The piece is 16 x 20

Babes abnd Beetles #3
Babes abnd Beetles #3

Collage of leather, fabric, ribbon, paper, and mirrors on canvas board and stretched canvas. The paper portion is sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. The piece is 16 x 20

Bedazzled leather and mirrors frame this vision of beauty: beachy horizons, shiny silver beetles, fierce reflections, and all

#4

This piece showcases peacock feathers from  my late Gran's farm in Paris, Kentucky, they are interwoven with images of a beetle in the grass and a bathing babe in black and white, set among raw silk and colorful ribbons. 

Babes and Beetles 4
Babes and Beetles 4

Raw silk, ribbon, paper, and peacock feathers from beautiful birds that sounded like dying cats while waltzing Virginiana Farms in Paris, Ky. All paper collage portions of the pieces are sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. Each piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is mounted on canvas board, then stretched canvas.

Babes and Beetles #4
Babes and Beetles #4

Raw silk, ribbon, paper, and peacock feathers from beautiful birds that sounded like dying cats while waltzing Virginiana Farms in Paris, Ky. All paper collage portions of the pieces are sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity. Each piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is mounted on canvas board, then stretched canvas.

All paper collage portions of the pieces are sealed under plexiglass for protection and longevity.

Each piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is mounted on canvas board, then stretched canvas.