Diamond
Diamond

Commissioned piece for M. Diamond. Emphasis on a 'Creepy Clown' theme. Found objects, antique papers, wasp nest in an antique dresser mirror frame. 

Watson
Watson

Collage for M. Watson including photo of his wife, wings, chicken foot & Boston Terrier in an antique dresser mirror frame. 

Profile of the Moon
Profile of the Moon

Collage piece including a photo of my daughter and antique music, dried flowers and misc. notes from the past. This piece hangs in a wonderful restaurant in Des Moines, HoQ.

Mirror Queen
Mirror Queen

Mixed media collage art created for an album cover for NYC band- Mirror Queen. Collage in frame, photographs, dried flowers, antique paper, dog skull on fabric. Sold

Susan
Susan

Memorial collage piece for Susan Wharff. Susan was my moms little sister who was killed in a car accident in 1968. She could have survived the accident if she would have received proper care. Her death had a profound and lasting effect on my family.

Susan
Susan

Detail of Susan collage. 

Boy
Boy

Collage piece from Shapeshifter show. Photo, fern leaves, antique paper. The boy (my son) represents the son my grandmother lost at birth, Billy. She refused to believe he was stillborn and carried him around for two days in a blanket before finally accepting the truth. He was 'taken form her' a few years before Susan was born. 

Inherent
Inherent

Collage. Photograph of daughter, fern leaves, layered over Grandmas report of the Iliad. As my daughter she inherited the dark story of Susan & the sadness of my mother, grandmother. The flower at her forehead represents the gift of light that resonates to pull out of t he darkness. Sold

In Her Dress
In Her Dress

Collage. Photos of Susan and Helen wearing her dress 40 years later. Antique papers, horse hair, bird skull, butterfly wing, teeth, antique papers. Sold

Condolance
Condolance

Illuminated collage. Photo of an X-Ray of a human mummy layered over sympathy card with small purple flowers at the heart. This piece lights from behind. Sold

A Girl Who Doesn't
A Girl Who Doesn't

Collage in antique frame. Self portrait layered over words from a letter from Susan's Mom, my grandma. Antique greeting cards and ribbon. Sold

A girl who does not dress or groom like others is insecure. Has low self esteem. Needs parental guidance. Trying to hide behind goofy clothes and dyed hair. Mother not in control. Non-Assertive. Doesn't know what's inside is more important than looking like a slut/tramp. Not a leader for friends to look up to or seek to be with. Daughter and mother need ambition. Mildred Bernice Wharff, 1985

A Girl Who Doesn't
A Girl Who Doesn't

Detail

Baby Birds
Baby Birds

Collage. Enlarged photo of a mummified bird. School work, accident report, pressed queen Anne's lace. Sold

Andy & Carly
Andy & Carly

Commission wedding collage.

Shoshana & Paul
Shoshana & Paul

Commission collage created to be the wedding invitation art. 

Lovestruck
Lovestruck

Collage. Commission, antique papers, fabric, key, sequin stars. 

Butterfly
Butterfly

Collage. Photograph, antique paper, butterfly wings. 

Artifact the Cat
Artifact the Cat

Collage. fabric, flowers, beads, photograph, mummified cat. Sold

Diamond
Watson
Profile of the Moon
Mirror Queen
Susan
Susan
Boy
Inherent
In Her Dress
Condolance
A Girl Who Doesn't
A Girl Who Doesn't
Baby Birds
Andy & Carly
Shoshana & Paul
Lovestruck
Butterfly
Artifact the Cat
Diamond

Commissioned piece for M. Diamond. Emphasis on a 'Creepy Clown' theme. Found objects, antique papers, wasp nest in an antique dresser mirror frame. 

Watson

Collage for M. Watson including photo of his wife, wings, chicken foot & Boston Terrier in an antique dresser mirror frame. 

Profile of the Moon

Collage piece including a photo of my daughter and antique music, dried flowers and misc. notes from the past. This piece hangs in a wonderful restaurant in Des Moines, HoQ.

Mirror Queen

Mixed media collage art created for an album cover for NYC band- Mirror Queen. Collage in frame, photographs, dried flowers, antique paper, dog skull on fabric. Sold

Susan

Memorial collage piece for Susan Wharff. Susan was my moms little sister who was killed in a car accident in 1968. She could have survived the accident if she would have received proper care. Her death had a profound and lasting effect on my family.

Susan

Detail of Susan collage. 

Boy

Collage piece from Shapeshifter show. Photo, fern leaves, antique paper. The boy (my son) represents the son my grandmother lost at birth, Billy. She refused to believe he was stillborn and carried him around for two days in a blanket before finally accepting the truth. He was 'taken form her' a few years before Susan was born. 

Inherent

Collage. Photograph of daughter, fern leaves, layered over Grandmas report of the Iliad. As my daughter she inherited the dark story of Susan & the sadness of my mother, grandmother. The flower at her forehead represents the gift of light that resonates to pull out of t he darkness. Sold

In Her Dress

Collage. Photos of Susan and Helen wearing her dress 40 years later. Antique papers, horse hair, bird skull, butterfly wing, teeth, antique papers. Sold

Condolance

Illuminated collage. Photo of an X-Ray of a human mummy layered over sympathy card with small purple flowers at the heart. This piece lights from behind. Sold

A Girl Who Doesn't

Collage in antique frame. Self portrait layered over words from a letter from Susan's Mom, my grandma. Antique greeting cards and ribbon. Sold

A girl who does not dress or groom like others is insecure. Has low self esteem. Needs parental guidance. Trying to hide behind goofy clothes and dyed hair. Mother not in control. Non-Assertive. Doesn't know what's inside is more important than looking like a slut/tramp. Not a leader for friends to look up to or seek to be with. Daughter and mother need ambition. Mildred Bernice Wharff, 1985

A Girl Who Doesn't

Detail

Baby Birds

Collage. Enlarged photo of a mummified bird. School work, accident report, pressed queen Anne's lace. Sold

Andy & Carly

Commission wedding collage.

Shoshana & Paul

Commission collage created to be the wedding invitation art. 

Lovestruck

Collage. Commission, antique papers, fabric, key, sequin stars. 

Butterfly

Collage. Photograph, antique paper, butterfly wings. 

Artifact the Cat

Collage. fabric, flowers, beads, photograph, mummified cat. Sold

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