In April I will assemble an installation for the ArtFields 2016 competition in Lake City, South Carolina. This work has been in process for over a year, and will incorporate 200+ individual VHS slipcase sculptures arranged to resemble the nostalgic feeling of a VHS rental store. The show will open at the R.O.B in Lake City on April 22, and will be on view until April 30th. … Continue reading VHS Store Installation – Coming 2016 at ArtFields!
This new body of work investigates my nostalgia for horror films and how they helped carry me through a traumatic childhood. Enjoy! Continue reading New Work – Horror Prop Work
2015 was a fantastic year, from Art on Paper fair with my gallery in New York, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, to a new Assistant Professor and Foundations coordinator position at Coastal Carolina University, to new explorations in paper art, publications, and plenty of shows. 2016 is off to a brilliant start with several shows going on currently, and more upcoming. Here is a list of … Continue reading 2016 Shows and Updates
Childhood is a time of play and innocence for most, playing games, getting lost in the fiction and drama of movies. But for some, these games and movies become an escapism, a place to reside for just a few precious moments, to escape the trauma of real life. After losing both of my parents I began to explore the things I used to escape abuse, … Continue reading New Works, Nostalgia, and Installation