"Made The American Way"
"Made The American Way"

Assemblage Vintage Neon, 1972 Ford F150 Hood 2013 The meaning of the phrase "Made The American Way" no longer means what it used to. As our values have changed so has the meaning of the language we have used to describe it. Much like the weathered steel hood it is mounted on, "Made The American Way" is still sturdy, weighty and large, but it has begun to show the holes present in its structure. Hood - Manufactured in Dearborn, MI; 1971 Neon - Fabricated ~ 1970's - Union Made

"Made The American Way"
"Made The American Way"

Assemblage Vintage Neon, 1972 Ford F150 Hood 2013 The hood acts as shrine and altar for the phrase. Displaying it for all to see in whatever condition they hold it.

Made The American Way
Made The American Way

Assemblage Vintage Neon, 1972 Ford F150 Hood 2013 (Neon Detail)

A Portrait of a Man
A Portrait of a Man

Deconstructed Heirloom Tool Box 2014 A narrative is constructed by examining the wear and tear on the tool boxes. The marks made by its' contents, the marks made on it by its' environment, the marks and patterns made from the assembly and disassembly of the box. Each mark suggest a project and the collection of marks suggest a narrative about the person who owned the box. Portraits are displayed in an exploded view on the wall.

A Portrait of a Man
A Portrait of a Man

Deconstructed Heirloom Tool Box 2014 A narrative is constructed by examining the wear and tear on the tool boxes. The marks made by its' contents, the marks made on it by its' environment, the marks and patterns made from the assembly and disassembly of the box. Each mark suggest a project and the collection of marks suggest a narrative about the person who owned the box. Portraits are displayed in an exploded view on the wall.

A Portrait of a Man
A Portrait of a Man

Deconstructed Heirloom Tool Box 2014 A narrative is constructed by examining the wear and tear on the tool boxes. The marks made by its' contents, the marks made on it by its' environment, the marks and patterns made from the assembly and disassembly of the box. Each mark suggest a project and the collection of marks suggest a narrative about the person who owned the box. Portraits are displayed in an exploded view on the wall.

A Portrait of a Man
A Portrait of a Man

Heirloom Tool Box 2014 A narrative is constructed by examining the wear and tear on the tool boxes. The marks made by its' contents, the marks made on it by its' environment, the marks and patterns made from the assembly and disassembly of the box. Each mark suggest a project and the collection of marks suggest a narrative about the person who owned the box.

“I Was, Am, and Always Will Be A Mid
“I Was, Am, and Always Will Be A Mid

When I was only three, my parents had just bought a new home. My father was working on the house and had his toolbox open on the floor. The story goes; I went to the tool box, grabbed a screwdriver, walked to the door and looked at the hinge. I looked back at the screw driver and back at the hinge, returned to the toolbox swapped the Phillips head for a standard screwdriver, returned to the door and began to remove one of the screws. Wooden Door, Baby Blue Toolbox, Heirloom Screwdrivers

"Nice Weather We're Having"
"Nice Weather We're Having"

Neon Sign Enamel on Steel, Custom Neon Lighting 2013

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