Galleries

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom Project commissioned by the Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ Various fabrics, meshes and nets, paints, twines, markers and adhesives 2012-2013Creative Aging Engagement Program,  Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZWith participants from New Frontiers (Mesa Community College Lifelong Learning Association), Mesa Arts Center and Fellowship Square Senior Living – Mesa 2016Sunset Library, Chandler, AZFunded by Lifetime Arts’ Creative Aging …

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Stripe Paint

Stripe Paint 2012Digital prints from processed optical scans, dimensions variable Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

Hand Made Story Lab

Hand Made Story Lab 2011-2013Creative Aging Engagement ProgramProject commissioned by the Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZWith participants from Sirrine Adult Day Health Services, Oakwood Creative Care, Fellowship Square Senior Living-Mesa and Mesa Active Adult Center Cardboard, various fabrics and nets, paints, and papers Every older adult participating in this project begins with the same faceted geometric form. By adding layers of …

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Zoom In

Zoom In 2011Life Skills Class, Desert Edge High SchoolArts Interact project, commissioned by the City of Goodyear, Goodyear, AZ Styrofoam, papier mache, fabrics, paint, tissue paper,  Student participants in this artist-community residency explored their world up close and extracted details of their immediate day-to-day environment to use as the source material for their own low-relief sculptures. Artist …

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Stretchers

Stretchers 2010Fabric, wood Included in Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, 2011, curated by Anne Ellegood Fuschia White Stretcher Fuschia White Stretcher, detail Green Silver Stretcher Green Silver Stretcher, detail Double Yellow Stretcher Double Yellow Stretcher, detail Pink Blue Stretcher Pink Blue Stretcher, detail Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

Woven Net

Woven Net 2010Fabric, net Studio documentation, dimensions variable Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

Net Series

Net Series 2008-2009Spandex, stretch vinyl, mesh, ready and handmade net, wood Included in Ps & Qs, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, 2010, curated by Shannon Stratton and Jeff Ward Yellow Green Relief with Grey Yellow Green Relief with Grey, detail Yellow Black Stack Yellow Black Stack, detail Code Orange Code Orange, detail Boogie Woogie Camouflage …

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Parcel Post

Box 19, 12, 9, 11, 15 Box 22, 35, 34, 38, 20 Box 45, 60, 46, 59, 43 Parcel Post: Creative Exchanges Between Older Adults in North Carolina 2009-10A project of the Center for Creative Aging – North Carolina 6 sites / 60 participating artists / 60 collaborative art parcels / 12 weeks – an …

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Studio Constructions

Studio Constructions 2008-9 Spandex, stretch vinyl, mesh, ready and handmade net, wood, digital print, rhinestones, sequinsDimensions variable Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

Color Field Drapery

Color Field Drapery 2008-10Processed optical scans, sequins, Styrofoam Dimensions variable Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

You Are About to Produce

Red Wash Red Ground Primary Wash Primary Ground You Are About To Produce 2008-2009Digital photographs  Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

Color Visit Series

Color Visit Series 2009Center for Creative Aging – North CarolinaWith participants from Evergreen Senior Healthcare and Friendship Adult Day Services, Greensboro, NC The ‘Lavender-Tangerine-Grass’ Color Visit Series (above) During 1:1 visits, participants living with memory loss were invited to select and scan colored cloth while engaging in conversations about color associations, preference and combinations.  Limited …

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An Ocean From Your Eyes

An Ocean From Your Eyes Performance, January 8, 2009Bas Jan Ader – Gravite, Dazibao, centre de photographies actuelles, Montreal, CanadaExhibition details Performance components sent out on request.  To receive a set or have one sent to someone you know, send an email via this website’s contact form including destination postal address. Back to Studio Practice Archive …

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Irregular Polygon Series

Irregular Polygon Series 2008Spandex, vinyl, rhinestones Installation View (above)Included in Materialisms, Bowman, Penelec and Megahan Galleries, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 2009  Installation View, Materialisms, 2009 Bowman, Penelec and Megahan Galleries, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA Pink Zig Blue Arm (Irregular Polygon Series) Pink Zig Blue Arm (Irregular Polygon Series) Black Meets Yellow on Left (Irregular Polygon …

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Rainbow Sightings

Rainbow Sightings begun 2008 – ongoingwww.rainbowsightings.com The Rainbow Sightings project was conceived of by Tessa Windt in 2008, following a particularly magical rainbow sighting while passing through Texas on a cross-country drive. The project imagines a growing collection of images documenting those moments when a rainbow appears, and wonders what exchanges may be sparked by such a …

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Woman Traveler Returns

Woman Traveler Returns 2007Pomerene Center for the Arts, Coshocton, OhioCommunity Residency and Exhibition Response to historic archive of photographs and letters from the life of Ada Wheeler, former Coshocton resident, world traveller, journalist. Student Works Student Works Student Works Residency Works Residency Works Residency Works Residency Works Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community …

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Shades

Shades 2006‘Gestures 9’, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PACurated by Graham Shearing Digital print, vinyl, wood  Intended to echo both shadows and window shades, these forms were positioned opposite a west-facing bay window through which streamed distorted rectangles of light cast by the setting sun. Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

Let Fall

Let Fall 1-7 2004-2005Digital Photographs Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive

from the abandon series

from the abandon series 2003-2006fabric, wood, vinyl, gold leaf Abandon Exhibitions ‘Let Fall.’ 2005, Zone Gallery, Kansas City ‘Let Fall.’ 2005, Zone Gallery, Kansas City ‘meanwhile: Jenny Walters and Tessa Windt.’ 2005, ThreeWalls, Chicago ‘meanwhile: Jenny Walters and Tessa Windt.’ 2005, ThreeWalls, Chicago ‘Mis-demeanor.’ 2006, Spaces, Cleveland ‘Mis-demeanor.’ 2006, Spaces, Cleveland Studio Iterations Back to …

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Occasional Respite

Occasional Respite 2002Sherman Studio Art CenterThe Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Fabric, paint, wood Back to Studio Practice Archive Back to Community Projects Archive