Mes Annees in gallery 2010 hand dyed silk, silk with typing ink This is the quilt in the gallery. I put two fans blowing on it so the pages would flutter.
Mes Annees 2010 silk, silver This is an autobiographical quilt as part of a series of such quilts. This one uses text and I typed on sheets of silk everything I could remember from every year of my life.
detail 2010 hand dyed silk, silk with typing ink This is a detail from the larger "Mes Annees" quilt.
Mes Visages 2010 silk, intaglio printing This is another autobiographical quilt in the series. I printed an image of my face from every year of my life. The silk is hand dyed.
detail from quilt 2010 2010 This is a detail from a large autobiographical quilt I made, with images from every year of my life. This is year 8 and I printed it on silk using etched copper plates (intaglio printing process).
White House 2010 mixed This is from a series of small house effigies for places where I lived growing up. This one is France.
Green House 2010 mixed This is part of a series of small houses representing places I lived while growing up. This one is California. I put transparencies of photographs in the windows to see through into the scenes inside.
The Gold House 2010 mixed This house has gems and gold leaf and photo transparencies. It was based on my time in Iran growing up.
The Grey House 2010 Mixed This house is based on the house I lived in growing up in California. On the removable lid is a tiny ping pong table and an orange tree.
White House Interior 2010 mixed This is the interior school house of the French house with reproductions of art work I made while I was there (ages 3 - 6).
Interior Green House 2010 mixed This is the interior of a house in California where we lived.
Gold House Interior 2010 mixed This is the interior of the Iran house.
Baby in a Box 2009 mixed
Brooklyn Gardens 2009 mixed These little people are sitting in a Brooklyn back garden surrounded by pavement and protected by tall weeds.
Bird House 2009 mixed If you look through this cuckoo clock bird house you can see a man who loves birds inside (the back is open for light to come through the blue transparencies).
L 2008 intaglio print I made an alphabet book making a print for every letter.
Y 2008 intaglio print This is another page from the alphabet book made of intaglio prints.