aesthetic I am communicating in this body
of work is very personal to me. The concepts
I am dealing with come from my devotion to the
involves three entities in one God: The
The Son, and The
Holy Spirit. These
spiritual components are evident throughout this body of work.
flowing, linear forms I have created illustrate the
idea of how a Sacrament
is received by an individual. A Sacrament
can be described as a mystery that is declared or expressed in a human or
visible form. The
all functions within a
Sacramental System by which God
makes contact with man, and man with
God. Each piece in this series
has unique forms and symbols, which are particular to the individual
body of work comments on the connection that is made when a
Sacrament is received.
The brooches have a female
part which acts as the mechanism, receiving the male part, and is worn
under the clothing. The
male component is expressive, seen on the outside of the clothing fitting
into the female, securing both parts onto the wearer.
connection not only makes the piece function but strengthens the idea of
an individual making a
bond is formed when one
and is then received into the
molds an individual to lead a dedicated life under this faith.
body of work is a study about my life as a
and merely comments on this aspect of the faith.
body of work will continue to evolve and grow as
will, throughout my life.