The old Tappan Zee Bridge ( over the Hudson River) in front of the massive construction of the new twin cable - stayed Tappan Zee Bridge. That construction site looks like a Rube Goldberg , I had to stop... I couldn't resist all those juicy lines.
For my required MFA-IA Presentation of Practice at Goddard College, I created Little Fish; an interactive puppet show showcasing the effects nitrogen pollution has on aquatic life. The story is centered around Millers Pond, a community pond in Smithtown, NY.
To tell the complex story of nitrogen pollution I developed Scuppets (sculpted puppets) to address nitrogen runoff into Millers Pond, a pond in my local community (Nissequogue River/Smithtown Bay Watershed).
Millers Pond’s “Lady of the Lake” attends to the fish living in the pond suffering from Nitrogen’s infiltration. How will this be solved? Will Nitrogen have to go on a diet? This is what the audience has to find out. The show concludes with a procession around Millers Pond.
Happy to featured in Urban Sketching Handbook: Reportage and Documentary Drawing: Tips and Techniques for Drawing on Location by Veronica Lawlor.
The drawing featured is a portrait of WWII veteran Tom Dugan. I sketched him during an interview for an oral history project about the men who served aboard the USS Intrepid.
For each of our projects we like to create a corresponding stamp to celebrate and promote. Stamps are a wonderful way to showcase and keep new and old projects in circulation in a physical medium.