Scale Project

For this project, we had to choose an object and recreate it to scale, either 10 times larger or smaller than the original. I chose a chess piece, the queen to be exact. When planning the chess piece, I decided to make it ten times larger, referencing official gaming qualifications for size. I had never…

Cottey College Juried Student Exhibition 2017

Every year Cottey College holds a Juried Student Exhibition. Twenty-six students submitted over 80 artworks for the exhibition, and 15 awards were granted. Last year I was awarded two Juror’s awards (visit Cottey College Juried Student Exhibition 2016 to see my work from last year). This year I was awarded a Juror’s award for my…

Lamp Project

Assignment: In the worksheet, I mentioned that this project had potential salability.  As an artist or a designer, you will need to learn to market your work. Use the three paragraphs in this writing assignment as your sales pitch. Pretend that you’re presenting this project to a company that may be interested in mass-marketing your design. Explain…

Playing Card Dress

For this project, we were given ten decks of playing cards (donated by a casino) and were instructed to make a wearable object of only playing cards and staples. I worked tirelessly over the three weeks we had to complete this project, racking up 27 studio hours. In the end I came up with three…

Paper Sculptures

  When working with the paper, I was would always stray back to cutting long, thin lines which I would then curl and twirl before tucking the strand back into the base. Each time, this created some form of a seemingly chaotic mess. The first and third pieces are nearly impossible to replicate because they…