People turn their lives into fairy tales, into myths, not as a way to self-aggrandize, but as a way to convey their human distress.

People turn their lives into fairy tales, into myths, not as a way to self-aggrandize, but as a way to convey their human distress.

Fujicolor photograph

20 x 30"

unique 2014

Untitled.

Untitled.

unframed color photograph created from screenshot

20 x 30"

unique 2015

This illustrates the choice we must make between giving the impression of a very youthful, well-preserved older person, or appearing to be a very corrupt young person. (Dub version)

This illustrates the choice we must make between giving the impression of a very youthful, well-preserved older person, or appearing to be a very corrupt young person. (Dub version)

unframed color photograph, applied to the wall with a strip of tape

20 x 30"

unique 2012

Contributing to another person’s failure is no small thing. In fact, such contributions can become distressingly addictive.

Contributing to another person’s failure is no small thing. In fact, such contributions can become distressingly addictive.

oversize photocopy

36 x 29"

open edition signed by artist 2012

No one ever admits that a parent’s greatest heartbreak is when they begin to see their child as the embodiment of their own worst self -- that shameful part they’re able, most days, to quarantine.

No one ever admits that a parent’s greatest heartbreak is when they begin to see their child as the embodiment of their own worst self -- that shameful part they’re able, most days, to quarantine.

color photograph mounted on panel and found magazine page mounted on panel

26 x 11"

unique 2010-15

Even now I am trying to learn what I need to know in order to do what I must.

Even now I am trying to learn what I need to know in order to do what I must.

found magazine mounted on panel, manufactured ceramic vessel and artificial flowers, shelf, enlarged snapshot of art student sleeping on campus lawn, found image of harvested timber, thumbtacks and Dead Milkmen poster

70 x 31"

unique 2013-25

Hell, I told myself, it might be liberating to entertain the notion that any experience I’d ever had was bogus.

Hell, I told myself, it might be liberating to entertain the notion that any experience I’d ever had was bogus.

screengrab, thumbtacks, and two thriftstore paintings

47 x 30"

unique 2015

Before the darkness closed over us completely.

Before the darkness closed over us completely.

inkjet print on canvas of found photograph, vinaly Slayer sticker, found magazine photo of Allan Kaprow’s Apple Shrine mounted on wood panel

20 x 12.5”

unique 2014-17

My own past had turned into a vast country, and I could go anywhere.

My own past had turned into a vast country, and I could go anywhere.

Black & white photograph mounted on birch panel

16 x 20"

unique 2014

private collection

My own past had turned into a vast country, and I could go anywhere. (Dub version)

My own past had turned into a vast country, and I could go anywhere. (Dub version)

Black & white photograph mounted on birch panel

16 x 20"

unique 2014

We’re self-absorbed and confuse our lives with history.

We’re self-absorbed and confuse our lives with history.

oversize photocopy

36 x 48"

open edition signed by artist 2012

private collections

As I want you to be. (Original version)

As I want you to be. (Original version)

acrylic on canvas

45" x 48"

unique 2008

We’re self-absorbed and confuse our lives with history. (Dub version)

We’re self-absorbed and confuse our lives with history. (Dub version)

oversize photocopy

36 x 63"

open edition signed by artist 2012

We had, as humans do, to lay blame, to kill each other a bit, to pick up the pieces and move on.

We had, as humans do, to lay blame, to kill each other a bit, to pick up the pieces and move on.

poster created from photograph of art school student, recreated concert flier, IKEA shelf and Target vase, artificial flowers, mounted found movie still and thumbtack

44 x54"

unique 1984-2014

It is only now that I can see that we represented to one another wasted time and crippling dreams.

It is only now that I can see that we represented to one another wasted time and crippling dreams.

manufactured wooden vessel, shelf, framed found book illustration featuring the phrase "vacant lots," and framed and enlarged snapshot of junk strewn street in Northern Philadelphia

32 x 38"

unique 2015