Portfolio > Suburban Chaos

Moving Day
collage on paper
8.5 x 6.5"
2020
$150
Tear ‘em Down To Build ‘em Up
collage on paper
6.25 x 7.75”
2020
$150
Which One's Ours, Daddy?
collage on paper
6.75 x 6.5"
2020
$125
Papa?
collage on paper
8 x 6"
2019
$125
Rust/Rosler
collage on paper
7 x 7"
2019
$150
Backyard Barbeque
collage on paper
8 x 8"
2019
$150
There Goes The Neighborhood
collage on paper
8 x 8"
2019
$150
Not In My Backyard
collage on paper
10" x 6.5"
2019
$150
Play Inside Today
collage on paper
13" x 11"
2019
$225
Money Pit
collage on paper
9.5" x 6.5"
2019
$150
The War At Home
collage on paper
6.5 x 4"
2018
$150
Suburban Chaos
digital photograph
variable
2018
$250

The Suburban Chaos series began not with a collage, but with a photograph taken in my own backyard. Simple compositions, usually involving luxurious living rooms with contrasting elements seen through windows and doors, allow me a platform to explore and question my own relationship to the suburbs. Living in northern New Jersey my entire life, in the shadow of the greatest city in the world, has made me question much about societal norms and expectations concerning community, ambition, gentrification and the concept of home. Perfect green lawns and immaculate living rooms can be holding dark secrets, or cocoon residents from dangers lurking outside the door. One’s perception can become their reality, and there’s much to question and explore here.