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Work in progress:

Ideas emerging out of the desire to use materials that are readily available and usually defined as "WASTE"

Non-recyclable silver plastic bags collected from Starbuck coffee shops

Wood saved from a burn pile

Excess wool that might have been composted or left to be eaten by moths



Sketch #1

Feb. 2023


Wool, sourced from Swallow Haven Farm

Pleasant Hill, Oregon

homegrown indigo dye

Starbuck's waste plastic bags

collected in Eugene, Oregon

spalted maple salvaged from a burn pile Springfield, Oregon

art-school-leftover oil colors

sewing thread

Pink dye from foraged yellow lichen, Xanthoria parietina
Pigment extraction process
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