INTEGRITY

Integrity is standing up for what you believe in. It is treating everyone equally and fairly, acting independent of others that do otherwise. It is being open and honest, responsible for all of your actions. It is speaking out when others are treated poorly. It is refusing to participate in actions detrimental to others. It is admitting and apologising for your errors, when mistakes are made. It is respecting your environment, your fellow humans, and your […]

Riot

Used clippings from a 1964 Life magazine article covering the race riots in Detroit combined with other collage elements help to convey the idea that social injustices affect more than just those directly involved. Currently on view with the Elmhurst Artists Guild Fall Member’s Show    

Tyger

Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies, Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand, dare seize the fire? And what shoulder, and what art, Could twist the sinews […]

CHICAGO

Hog Butcher for the World,    Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,    Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler;    Stormy, husky, brawling,    City of the Big Shoulders: They tell me you are wicked and I believe them, for I have seen your painted women under the gas lamps luring the farm boys. And they tell me […]