tree skins

Hanging like animal hides, strips of peeled bark hang from steel nails, showing how the tree aged and died.  These pelts ask: What happened? Who witnessed? Who remembers? Indeed, as time goes by, I ask myself the same disturbing questions.

See the full works below the slideshow.

  wounded   handmade felt, mixed media  50 x 13 x 5

wounded

handmade felt, mixed media

50 x 13 x 5

  invaded   handmade felt, mixed media  50 x 13 x 8

invaded

handmade felt, mixed media

50 x 13 x 8

  pecked   handmade felt, mixed media  50 x 10 x 4

pecked

handmade felt, mixed media

50 x 10 x 4

  strangled   handmade felt, mixed media  48 x 13 x 5

strangled

handmade felt, mixed media

48 x 13 x 5

  decomposed   handmade felt, mixed media   50 x 10 x 8

decomposed

handmade felt, mixed media 

50 x 10 x 8

  burnt   handmade felt, mixed media  52 x 10 x 5

burnt

handmade felt, mixed media

52 x 10 x 5