Significant Stranger Project

A project about the effect people you have never met and will never meet have on your life today and tomorrow.

Update – The Living Room Project

ziploc bags filled with photographs

I have been asked by a few participants how the process for making my new Living Room piece is going. I have been sketching out how I want to go about creating the work. I have created a model as a starting point. I am dissecting each photo I receive and separating them into...

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A little different.

tiny tshirts made from found clothing

For the past 5 years or so I have been making work that has people’s faces printed onto it.  I dig it and it seems as though a great deal of other people do too.  I was surprised at my last go at the art making thing, as the result was quite different aesthetically,...

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Oh won’t you be my neighbor

Mr. Rogers printed on Caltrans photographs

So, first and foremost I would like say that I am a total lame brain. I just received an awesome comment in my “comment box” here on my blog, but accidentally deleted it. If you are out there, person who commented on the Feminist bras and wanted to know if there was still time...

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Elizabeth from Chowchilla, CA

a detail of a woman's portrait

Here’s is my most recent work for the Significant Stranger Project. I only know Elizabeth through the letters we have been writing back and forth for the last two years or so. When I sat down to think of what material to use to draw her face I couldn’t think of anything more appropriate...

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Christine From San Francisco

a woman's portrait is drawn with charcoal on a newspaper

Christine was nice enough to send me a portrait of herself along with a newspaper from the town she lives in. I ended up wanting to make her portrait larger than life, so I purchased a few newspapers of my own from San Francisco in order to sew 3 front pages from various days...

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