Kinetic, rideable bicycle instrument. Riding it strummed the strings via a series of levers, and the shifters were repurposed to clamp on the neck with brakes, making ‘chords’.
Safety Third Bronze Pendants
I crashed my car, KC, after a cross-country trip. I made the best of things; out of lost wax casting and bronze.
Kinetic Heart for The Man
A piece I created in 2008 using the KMODDL online design library, laser cut wood parts, and waterjet cut cam mechanisms. Powered by a geared down, high-torque DC motor and mounted in the heart of ...
I was interviewed by MAKE Magazine in 2011 about my NorthSkirth and StarBoards.
An exercise in geometry, laser cutting, quilting, and patience. Demo’d at the Exploratorium Featured Makers in 2012. 2 years work and counting. Penrose tiling is an an aperiodic tiling with the additional property that it does not ...
For the 2013 Comic-Con I helped Adam Savage make costumes for a flash mob…of himself.
Drawings & Sketches
SteamPunk Tree House
I was a volunteer for the Steampunk Treehouse, a Black Rock Arts Foundation grant recipient in 2007. I was a welder on the branches at American Steel in Oakland, and put together the tire swing ...
Timpany Lambada was a large-scale, grant-winning fire sculpture by the Flaming Lotus Girls. My good friend Margaret Long, the art lead of the project, contacted me to created reactive sculpture at the ground level of ...
NorthSkirt and StarBoards
Wave was a grant-winning sculpture built for exhibition at Coachella 2012. I was approached to design the patterns that would adorn the sculptures’ sides, plasma cut out of sheet steel and welded into great columns. ...
In 2011, I received a grant from the San Francisco chapter of the Awesome Foundation to make a scarf a day, every day, for a month. I supplemented the grant with a Kickstarter, and got ...