• GILDING THE PAST, 2001
    Silver, gold-plated copper, coral and turquoise
    Dimensions: 43"L x 4 1/2"W x 3/4"D

    Glorifying the Vietnam War Era.

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

    Gilding the Past
    400,454
  • I FEEL PRETTY, 1993
    24-carat gold, silver, cubic zirconia, quartz, garnet, and found objects
    Dimensions: 2 1/2"L x 3 1/4"W x 1/2"D

    Celebrating traditional expressions of femininity.

    Collection of Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosh, the Netherlands
    Photo credit: Lynn H. Thompson

    I Feel Pretty
    500,403
  • REPAIRING THE NEST, 1999
    Copper, silver, gold plate
    Dimensions: 28"L x 3 1/2"W x 1 1/4"D

    A home remodel survival amulet.

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

    Repairing the Nest
    400,476
  • BEANS IN YOUR EARS, 1996
    Silver, copper, 14-carat gold, lapis, petrified dinosaur bone, and found objects
    Dimensions: 24"L x 3 1/2"W x 3/4"D

    Addressing the communication challenges for community activists.

    Collection of the artist
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Beans In Your Ears
    335,432
  • HOLOGRAM HELL, 1998
    Silver, 14-carat gold, onyx, and credit cards
    Dimensions: 8"L x 2 3/8"W x 5/8"D

    A cautious look at the slavery of credit.

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

    Hologram Hell
    432,324
  • INITIATION NECKLACE, 1977
    Silver, rhodonite, copper, and found objects
    Dimensions: 27"L x 3"W x 1 1/4"D

    Coming of age in the 1970's.

    Collection of the Tacoma Art Museum
    Photo credit: Doug Yaple

    Initiation Necklace
    837,1000
  • ARMED AND DANGEROUS, 1998
    Silver, 18-carat gold, malachite, plastic, and found objects
    Dimensions: 23"L x 5"W x 3/4"D

    Exposing Charletans disguised as Christians.

    Private collector
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Armed and Dangerous
    607,913
  • DEAD OR ALIVE, 1997
    Silver, brass, and found objects
    Dimensions: 24"L x 2 3/4"W x 1 1/2"D

    Targeting modern hunting methods.

    Collection of the Seattle Art Museum
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt 

    Dead or Alive
    625,737
  • DIAMONDS AND LUST, 1998
    18-carat gold, silver, 22-carat gold, copper, pearls and found objects
    Dimensions: 23"L x 5"W x 1"D

    Exposing priorities in the American pastime.

    Collection of Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosh, the Netherlands
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

     

     

     

     

    Diamonds and Lust
    278,387
  • FAMILY FORTUNE, 1994
    18-carat gold, silver, and found objects
    Dimensions: 19 1/2"L x 2 1/2"W x 5/8"L

    An amulet for future generations.

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Robert Liu

     

     

    Family Fortune
    900,619
  • RUNNIN' YO MAMA RAGGED, 1994
    Silver, amethyst, and found objects
    Dimensions: 2 1/2"L x 2 1/2"W x 3/4"D

    A kinetic badge for young mothers.

    Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Photo credit: Lynn H. Thompson

    Runnin' Yo Mama Ragged
    300,292
  • VENETIAN VACATION, 1986
    14k gold, glass, pearls, and found objects
    Dimensions: 3"L x 3 1/2"W x 1/2"D

    Personalized memories of Italy.

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Doug Yaple

    Venetian Vacation
    844,1000
  • BATHROOM BOWL BLUES, 1992
    Silver, brass, tourmaline, rutilated quartz, eyeglass lens, and found objects
    Dimensions: 2 1/8"L x 3 1/8"W x 1/2"D

    The politics of housework in a modern marriage.

    Collection of Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin
    Photo credit: Lynn H. Thompson

    Bathroom Bowl Blues
    432,287
  • ERESHKIGAL'S HOOK, 2004
    Silver, electroformed copper, steel, cork, leather, and glass eyes

    Dimensions: 30"L x 1 3/4"W x 1"D

    Inanna is often depicted as a snake because snakes shed their skins, creating the illusion of being reborn.  Jungian psychologists suggest that the confrontation between Inanna and Ereshkigal symbolizes what every woman must face in maturity, that of acknowledging the ugly and “not nice” side of herself and accepting it. 

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

     

     

     

     

    Ereshkigal's Hook
    759,1000
  • TERMINOLOGY, 1996

    Silver, brass, and found objects
    Dimensions: 23"L x 1 1/2"W x 1 1/2"D

    An exploration of semantics and political correctness. 

    Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Photo credit: Lynn H. Thompson

    Terminology on Brian
    648,647
  • LIFTING WEIGHTS, 2003 

    Silver, 14K white gold, bone, ebony piano keys, lead weights and glass  

    This is an apparatus to enable the wearer to balance the expectations that others have of her with her own needs and desires.

    Private Collection
    Photo credit: Rex Rystedt

    Lifting Weights on Elizabeth
    900,1350
  • FROZEN DREAMS, 2004

    Silver, copper, nickel, acrylic high heels and eyeglass lenses
    Dimensions: 20"H x 15"W x 2"D

    A woman may experience situations where her vitality is frozen, but her dreams are always there, still alive and waiting for a thaw.

    Collection of the artist
    Photo credit: Doug Yaple

    Frozen Dreams
    1051,1350
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