"In Tune" Series

Artist Statement & Wake Up Everybody
Artist Statement & Wake Up Everybody
Wake Up Everybody
Wake Up Everybody

(SOLD) 2016. Mixed media (vintage sheet music, copper, rifle shell casings, wood, cellophane, mug shots, glitter, acrylic paint, and graphite) on plexiglass. 38" x 29". Based on a song title by Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes. Signature on back

Wake Up Everybody (detail)
Wake Up Everybody (detail)
Wake Up Everybody (detail)
Wake Up Everybody (detail)
Wake Up Everybody (detail)
Wake Up Everybody (detail)
Songs in the Key of Life
Songs in the Key of Life

2017. Mixed media (keyboard keys, vintage sheet music, chain, beads, imitation gold and silver leaf, foil paper, steel cable, decorative paper, acrylic paint and lacquer) on wood panels. 16" x 26". Based on album title by Stevie Wonder. Signature on back

Songs in the Key of Life (detail)
Songs in the Key of Life (detail)
Songs in the Key of Life (detail)
Songs in the Key of Life (detail)
Songs in the Key of Life (detail)
Songs in the Key of Life (detail)
Four Women
Four Women

2016. Mixed media (vintage sheet music, beads, leather, chain, burlap, cotton, lace, denim, acrylic paint, and lacquer) on wood panel. 24" x 19.5". Based on a song title by Nina Simone. Signature on back

Four Women (detail)
Four Women (detail)
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth

2016. Mixed media (U. S. coins, copper, denim, vintage sheet music, and beads) suspended on metal. 21" x 19.25". Inspired by a lyric (modified) from A Job Ain’t Nuthin’ But Work by Big Daddy Kane. Signature on back

None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth (detail)
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth (detail)
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth (detail)
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth (detail)
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth (detail)
None But Ourselves Can Build Our Wealth (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is

2016. Mixed media (fabric, copper, steel cable, costume jewelry, grommets, imitation gold leaf, acrylic paint, lacquer, and U.S. currency) suspended from fallen branches. 61" x 55". Based on a lyric from Good Life by Kanye West. Signature on back

Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Having Money's Not Everything, Not Having it is (detail)
Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues

(SOLD) 2016. Mixed media (holographic paper, beads, imitation gold and silver leaf, fishing line, acrylic paint, vintage sheet music and lacquer) on an acoustic guitar. 10" x 36". Based on a song title by Billie Holiday. Signature on back

Lady Sings the Blues (side view)
Lady Sings the Blues (side view)
Lady Sings the Blues (detail)
Lady Sings the Blues (detail)
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