For years, I’ve been bringing dead raccoons home to bury them in a makeshift pet cemetery. It is a nice thing to do for them, and it provides a safe way for me to interact with them. I recently started a new taxidermy experiment. I’m not so interested in stuffing them at this point (although I would […]
Made with a heart shaped altoids box:
A new Santa Muerte.
I’m very excited to say that I’ll be part of The Dark Artisans’ Bazaar at this year’s Death Salon, which takes place at the Mütter Museum! I’ll have a table with a lot of art and some new surprises. The Death Salon will take place on October 5 & 6, 2015. The Mütter is located […]
Happy Halloween, pals.
This is Trident, a Betta. He made many bubbles during our brief time together, and was inquisitive. In other news, I think I’ve found the perfect item for the company holiday gift exchange. Here he is, before the resin is added: And he here is a few days after the resin has set: Rest well, […]
The second part of “The Beauty of Life” triptych.
My personal mortician and friend Caitlin Doughty interviewed me for the Order of the Good Death. As I think about it, this would bring the grand total of real interviews I’ve had up to one. Thank you Caitlin for the great questions.
This is for my upcoming show at School 33. The banner reads “Until Death Us Do Part, Yet Forever in the Heart.” This is an old soap case, which I presume once held soap. This scene shows the initial reunion of dead lovers in the Land of the Dead.
No one is lonely in the Land of the Dead. This is part two of “In the Eye of the Beholder,” where I consider the mourning aspect of “eye miniatures.” It would be a fine thing if we could still visit with our Loves by gazing into their painted eye portrait, should we become separated […]
Hey!!! I joined The Order of a Good Death!!! Really, I joined some months ago, but because of so many spinning plates, I haven’t yet turned my high beams on this magical corner of my weird life. I’m very excited and grateful and I want to share this with you, dear reader. Wondering what the hell […]