“Miranda/Pegasus” top side of flip doll

Felted and mixed media sculpture, 39″ x 26″ x 14,”...
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“Barbie/Anita Bryant” bottom side of flip doll

Felted and mixed media sculpture, 39″ x 26″ x 14,”...
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Tumnus, but not a faun

  Felted and mixed media sculpture, 50″ x 23″ x...
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Taming the Dragon Within

Soft sculpture and sculptural needle felted, 14″ x 9″ x...
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My dolls represent the dilemma that humans face in being spiritual beings in a physical body. For that reason, the dolls combine human qualities with qualities of gods and goddesses from mystical traditions of various faiths. I am fascinated with change and transformation and my dolls represent the vulnerability of what it is to be human, to face the uncertainty of life with courage and openness.

My dolls are meant to provide visual and sensual pleasure to those who view and hold them but there is also a healing component to all of them. I want the viewer to be moved, to see a bit of themselves in my dolls. I want the viewer to be surprised by my dolls and to perhaps experience a moment of joy through viewing them.

My work can also be seen in studio 15A at the Jackson Art Center in D.C.(www.jacksonartcenter.com) By appointment only, in addition to two Open Studio days a year in May and November.