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Tees & Tabs

This body of work, Tees & Tabs is an attempt to create an imagined cultural costume for the 21st century addressing issues of North American identity. Using deconstructed recycled t-shirt parts I have created six garment like forms. Each form has been constructed by hand with simple embroidery stitches. All forms are further embellished with embroidery […]

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TRIBAL TRUCK’R

Tribal Truck’r is a collection of clothing that I created in India to identify myself by, while exploring ideas of nomadic identity.  Throughout my childhood and adult life I have been identified as a gypsy.  The history and concepts associated with such an identity brought me to India in search of the tribal group known […]

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MIRRORS, BUTTONS & TATTOOS

This work was inspired by time spent embroidering with a group of Banjara-Lambhani women in Karnataka, India.  It was only the women and usually only the older generation who continued, against popular trend, to wear the traditional head to toe costume: mirror embroidered choli & ghagra, the tribal jewelry, a certain hairstyle, and tattoos most […]

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