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I create compositions mimicking connect the dot worksheets for children that, when connected, produce no recognizable forms. Sometimes the enumerated dots fill the page and sometimes the works are made up of sparse groupings of dots. Connect the dots sheets are used to train a child’s fine motor skills, and to produce the moment of excitement when the final form is revealed from previously unreadable arrangement of dots. By using the framework to produce something meaningless, I’m foregrounding the specific structure of meaning-making itself as well as the viewer’s desire and even ability to find recognizable form regardless of my intention.

Connect the Dots: 2000
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30 x 22 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 265
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30 x 22 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 341
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30 x 22 inches
2022
Connect the Dot: 90
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 291
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 490
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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Connect the Dots: 95
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 136
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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Connect the Dots: 55
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 82
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 220
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15 x 11 inches
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Connect the Dots: 415
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 115
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 98
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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30 x 22 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 81
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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Connect the Dots: 93
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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Connect the Dots: 375
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 79
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 86
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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Connect the Dots:537
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30 x 22 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 97
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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Connect the Dots: 266
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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Connect the Dots: 309
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
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7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
2022
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11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 145
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 103
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 199
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots:331
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15 x 11 inches
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15 x 11 inches
2022
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 165
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15 x 11 inches
2022
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15 x 11 inches
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Connect the Dots: 179
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots:287
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15 x 11 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 210
Archival ink on paper
11 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
2022
Connect the Dots: 147
Archival ink on paper
15 x 11 inches
2022