LEAF (sculptural installation)
The piece has a center that begins with smaller, more delicate paired leaves, and extends outward with larger leaves. Leaves collected for their particular 2 and 3 lobe patterns are attached to a wall. Every leaf had fallen on it's own, and was collected over 2 months from 4 trees in an enclosed courtyard at the Santa Fe Art Institute where this piece was manifest. It was largely about observation and the act of collecting, and then the impulse of making form.