The Polka Dot Princess’s Fear of the Phallus

This story originally appeared in Dirge Magazine on April 7, 2017.  The retrospective exhibition of Yayoi Kusama’s artwork currently on display at Washington, D.C.’s Hirshhorn Museum showcases a 6-decade career hallmarked by obsessive, mind-bending repetitions of patterns and immersive viewer experiences. The exhibition has turned into a social media sensation. An Instagram selfie in a Kusama infinity room such…

Doll Part Art: Visual Feasts Made of Plastic Bodies

This story originally appeared in Dirge Magazine on Jan. 26, 2017.  Barbie body harvesters are turning your favorite childhood toys into unnerving and unforgettable works of art. Dolls placed into scenes of sin and sexuality create disarming juxtapositions. Detached, neatly contoured limbs and severed, big-eyed heads make an uncanny valley torture chamber. Scroll down and feast your…

Audio Short Stories From Well Told Tales

The now-defunct Well Told Tales podcast paired original short stories with professional voice actors. They were creating podcasts before podcasts were cool. Well Told Tales produced two of my short stories. The first is “Final Notice”, a story about a woman harboring a dangerously over-sized cat. “I Used to Love Her” is a comedic zombie…

Come See #DCUFO at Art All Night

My installation “#DCUFO” will be at the welcome center for the Tenleytown location of Art All Night DC. The first 100 visitors will receive free alien artwork, and everyone can get a photo next to the alien holding a DC flag in front of a 10-foot diameter UFO. Below are pictures of the project in…

Tentacle Tuesday Gear

Do you ever wake up, realize it’s #TentacleTuesday, and wish you had appropriate celebratory attire? I turned one of my tentacle drawings into merchandise. You can click on the image below to buy things. If you don’t see what you want, tell me and I’ll see what I can do.