Experiments in Marquetry

I’ve had a long standing interest in the intersection of aesthetics and technology. In an earlier body of work, I created a series of interactive technological objects encased in faux-antique veneered wooden boxes akin to 1940s radios.

In the work below, I have been returning to my love of veneer and marquetry techniques while still addressing themes of technology and our emotional links to i
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Every day...

Mahogany with maple inlay (L)
Maple with mahogany inlay (R)

(4"x6")


Pebbles...

Maple with laquer and burl inlay (L)

Laquer with maple and burl inlay (R)

(4"x6")


Components

Maple with walnut inlay (L)

Walnut with maple inlay (R)

(6"x6")


Flicker

Cherry with birch inlay (L)

Birch with cherry (R)

(6"x6")