Altar of Acceptance
MFA Installation 1992

Grief. My journey through grief, after I lost three of my siblings. An installation at Pratt Institute for a MFA thesis.

Three Altars

Three Altars - Installation View

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Three Altars

Three Altars - Installation View

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Withered Flower

Withered Flower - 24” x 27” x 6” - Rusted metal, cotton, velvet, sheer fabric, rubber cable

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Withered Flower and Soft Open Altar Installation View

Withered Flower - 24” x 27” x 6” - Rusted metal, cotton, velvet, sheer fabric, rubber cable, fabric, books about life, death, and grief, and foam pad

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Soft Closed Altar

Closed Soft Altar - 84” x 96” - Fabric, books about life, death, and grief, cotton, foam pad

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Soft Altar Open

Open Soft Altar - 84” x 96” - Fabric, books, cotton, foam pad

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Soft Altar Detail

Soft Altar Detail - 84” x 96” - Fabric, books, cotton, foam pad

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Deep Blue Altar

Deep Blue Altar - 60” x 14” x 3” - Wood, velvet, leather, metal hinges, rubber cable

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Carrying Wood Altar

Carrying Wood Altar - 90” x 18” x 3” - Wood, velvet, leather, metal hinges, rubber cable

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Green Altar

Green Altar - 90” x 17” x 4” - Wood, velvet, leather, metal hinges, rubber cable

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Circling Altars

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Tears

Teardrops - 75” x 41”x 3” / 72”X 44”X 3” - Wood, metal hinges, acrylic paint

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Tears

Installation View

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Green Velvet Family

Velvet, cotton, rubber cable

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Green Velvet Family

Velvet, cotton, rubber cable

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