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.

In Case of Emergency Break Art

Emergency poncho, emergency blanket, band aids

2018