Detail of Shrine: Dissolution of the Idol

Mixed media; 2016



June 1, 2016-May 26, 2017

Northside Artlet Project

Lead Artist

Spartanburg, South Carolina


The Artlet Project consists of four public sculptural spaces developed in close collaboration with community members of Spartanburg, South Carolina's Northside neighborhood. Conceptually, the project takes the idea of the front porch as its nexus, expanding upon this architectural feature's importance as a place where localized community and culture are built and perpetuated through the sharing of narratives, conversations, and a wide array of creative and other activities. By working directly with members of the community, the project seeks to encapsulate the Northside's unique mythology in the form of interactive, public spaces. Christened "Artlets" by residents during community forums held in 2014, these spaces are designed specifically to cater to a multitude of interactions with the neighborhood itself that can be expanded upon over the life of the works.


Project Update




June 3-12, 2016

The Three Rivers Arts Festival JVAE

@ Trust Arts Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


May 13-14, 2016

Tautology Collective Group Show

@ SPARK Contemporary Art Space

Syracuse, New York


May 10-31 2016

Ambient Objects

two-person Exhibition with Trevor King

@ Kitchen Table Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Jan 21-Feb 19, 2016

Mythopoeia and the Temporary Contemporary

solo exhibition

@ 219 Gallery

Mesquite, Texas


Sept 1-Dec 31, 2015

Charles Adams Studio Project Residency

Lubbock, Texas














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