remnants

a visual history of human progress

Beaty Biodiversity Museum January 31-April 20, 2014
University of British Columbia

quilt
2014, quilt:cotton, ink, and bamboo 96 X 120 inches
Private Collection
remnants a definition
carex interupta
Boeckeler Greenfruit Sedge - Carex interupta
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
three specimens
declaration
balamorhiza deltoidea
Northern Balsamroot - Balsamorhiza deltoidea
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
trifolium cyathiferum
Cup Clover - Trifolium cyathiferum
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
lotus unifoiolatus
Spanish Clover - Lotus unifoliolatus
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
prosartes smithii
Large-flowered Fairy-bells - Prosartes smithii
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
agastache urticifolia
Nettleleaf Giant Hyssop - Agastache urticifolia
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
speyeria zerene bremneri
Zerene Fritillary - Speyeria zerene bremneri
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
plebejus saepiolus insulanus
Island Blue - Plebejus saepiolus insulanus
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
ammophila aberti
Thread-waisted Wasp - Ammophila aberti
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
worm
Worm - This earthworm is included to remind us
of the wealth of biodiversity underground.
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
calypte anna
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
port
port
Port
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
port
Port
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
remnant #1

remnants #1
2013, Letterpress on bond, glue, 8-ply museum board
59 X 39 inches

these three grass drawings were done on galiano island.the drawings are life size.the stems were cut to fit the paper with the leaves and seed-heads wrapped like text, reappearing on the opposing edge to contain the width without altering the posture.all tress are common grasses.
elymus trachycaulus
Slender Wheatgrass-Elymus trachycaulus
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
hordeum brachyantherum
Meadow Barley-Hordeum brachyantherum
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
elymus glaucus
Blue Wildrye-Elymus glaucus
2013, ink on paper, 11 X 14 inches
house. wealth generated by the export of reaources allows the establishment of settlements. communities of houses are built in numbers and sizes the reflect the level of commercial activity generated by the resources passing throught the community.
house
House
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
 
house
House
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
remnants #2
remnants #2
2013, Letterpress on bond, glue, 8-ply museum board
59 X 39 inches
newt
Rough-skinned Newt - Taricha granulose
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
farm
farm
Farm
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
farm
Farm
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
grazed
grazed land
Grazed
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
grazed land
Grazed
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
remnants #4
remnants #3
2013, letterpress on bond, glue, 8-ply museum board
59 X 39 inches
lawn
lawn
Lawn
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
goods
Goods
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
goods
Goods
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
city
city
City
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
city
City
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inchest
remnants #4
remnants #4
2013, letterpress on bond, glue, 8-ply museum board
59 X 39 inches
ivy
English Ivy - Hedera helix
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
beetle
beetle
European chafer Beetle - Rhizotrogus majalis
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
suburbs
suburds
Suburbs
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
suburbs
Suburbs
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
forest
forest
Second-growth Forest
2013, photocopy and glue, 18 X 24 inches
forest
Second-growth Forest
2013, pen on paper, 11 X 14 inches
remnants #5
remnants #5
2013, letterpress on bond, glue, 8-ply museum board
59 X 39 inches
epilog
acknowledgements
Coming soon
A new web page with process and close up pieces

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