Spinning through Life is a developing series of works, continuing with the ideas of impermanence and the moment. 



When I am talking about spinning, I am talking about time, about lifespans, and about the time we experience as we are aging.

This is a series of portraiture spinning tops; I use a motif of person as top. Mostly the works are self portraits, based on my facial profile. 

In motion, the tops represent the journey of our brief existence and relationships as we spin through life, space and the cosmos.

video still of work in motion

Self portrait 

Bronze sculpture

20 inches tall

3 Self-portrait tops in stand

9 inches tall each

Cast aluminum, 3D print, cast iron, respectively


Traces of 9 inch self portrait iron top - as of April 6 2019 -

on suspended spinning concave platform

platform dish is 33 inch diameter stainless steel

Family portrait in action

approx 2 inches tall each

3D resin prints

Self-portrait top, in motion

4.5 inches tall

3D print

Self-portrait top, in motion

4.5 inches tall

Turned wood (ash)

video still of wood self-portrait top, in motion

on suspended spinning concave mirror

mirror is 15.7 inch diameter glass 


Self-portrait top, in motion

9 inches tall

Bronze sculpture

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