Sketched, built, carved, drawn-on, dis-assembled, rebuilt, painted, tethered, clamped, and tinkered-upon (memory-inducing?) (dead?) studio spacecraft vessel forms……………….sort of. Perhaps they are funny ruminations on the idea of an ark. Maybe they are beautiful. Always they are more unexpected in their later states than they were in the initial doodled plan.
Painted Boatstack is part of this series of painting/woodworking hybrids (that end up as sculpture). These process-oriented works play off the forms of toys, tools, and buildings and take a winding path to completion, evolving from continuously redrawn sketches and traveling through many transformations before being cut apart, reassembled, and reworked. Parts are often transplanted, left behind, or recycled.