In Case of Emergency Break Art

Plaster and Emergency Supplies

 

(Supplies include water purification tablets, long-life protein pellets, antiseptic cream, candles, water-proof matches, emergency blankets and ponchos, band-aids, hand sanitizer whistles etc)

 

2018-2020

Is anyone really prepared for this?

A reproduction of “Cascadia Zone Rupture” (an illustration by C. Niemann) painted on plywood. Atop that is a layer of eggshell pieces. Handwritten on the eggshells is text taken from “The Really Big One” by Kathryn Schulz, article in the New Yorker Magazine (April 20, 2015 issue).

Tempera Paint, Acrylic Paint, Glue, Ink, Plywood, Eggshells*

4.5’ x 3.28’ x .75"

2019

* Thanks to the Anderson, Arnhalt, Corbett-Donovan, Freeman, Graham, Jacobsen, Kuwabara, Lawrence, McMalmstrom, Planagan, Reevesberry, and Smithingham families for all the eggshells.

Don't Dilly Dally (when it comes to talking about earthquake preparation)

A printed score for a children's playground game about earthquake safety. Accompanies a dance in which the players will "live or die" depending on when the music stops and where they are standing.

Digital Image

2020

Drop Cover Hold

Tempera Paint, Acrylic Paint, Glue, Ink, Plywood, Eggshells*

13.5' x 10.25' x .75"

2020

* Thanks to the Anderson, Arnhalt, Corbett-Donovan, Freeman, Graham, Jacobsen, Kuwabara, Lawrence, McMalmstrom, Planagan, Reevesberry, and Smithingham families for all the eggshells.

Shop local for all your earthquake prep needs

Video

2020