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