By coating balloons with various materials while they are full of air, I am able to allude to both the state of inflation and deflation as the shell shrivels around the collapsing balloon. They are depictions of something unattainable resulting in something new and strange. They are uncanny, illustrations of loss or gain; it’s about celebration and what is left over.

colored tissue paper, adhesive, latex, string
12x12x30 inches
September 2008

adhesive, latex, string
10x10x14 feet (dimensions vary)
April 2009

latex, string, adhesive, plaster
3x3x4 inches
October 2008

latex, adhesive, toilet paper
12x12x30 inches
September 2008

latex, adhesive, colored tissue paper
December 2009