PROJECTS > Improvised Installations (2014-2018)

My impermanent installations are improvised arrangements of thousands of individual components, the byproducts of my haptic meditation practice. The non-goal-oriented gestures of coiling, winding, rolling, gluing, cutting, crocheting and spinning result in an accumulation of empty centers and spaces. I choose both manufactured goods and collected detritus of my life as an artist, a consumer, a cultural participant and a waitress. These materials, which will be reconfigured in future installations, represent an acceptance and engagement with what is, rather than a striving towards what should/could be.

  3 sentences that sums up the concept of your work (what do you want the FB community to know about your work the most?):   I make installations that are relentlessly about process. In this piece, tangles, scribbles and meandering lines are the result of
Dog waste bags, Sharpie Ultra-fine pens on photocopies, hand-spun wool, cardstock
40 feet long
2018
This isn't a problem to be solved; it's an experience to be had.
Dog waste bags, Sharpie Ultra-fine pens on photocopies, hand-spun wool, cardstock
Detail
2018
This isn’t a problem to be solved; it’s an experience to be had.
Dog waste bags, Sharpie Ultra-fine pens on photocopies, hand-spun wool, cardstock
Detail
2018
This isn’t a problem to be solved; it’s an experience to be had.
Dog waste bags, Sharpie Ultra-fine pens on photocopies, hand-spun wool, cardstock
Detail
2018
This isn’t a problem to be solved; it’s an experience to be had.
Dog waste bags, Sharpie Ultra-fine pens on photocopies, hand-spun wool, cardstock
Detail
2018
Renunciation Reliquary
Quilled cardstock, spackle, acrylic boxes and gold leaf
28” x 46”
2018
Renunciation Reliquary
Quilled cardstock, spackle, acrylic boxes and gold leaf
2018
Renunciation Reliquary
Quilled cardstock, spackle, acrylic boxes and gold leaf
Detail
2018
Renunciation Reliquary
Quilled cardstock, spackle, acrylic boxes and gold leaf
Detail
2018
Renunciation Reliquary
Quilled cardstock, spackle, acrylic boxes and gold leaf
Detail
2018
Sit Down Inside the Tangles
Packing boxes, dog waste bags, toilet paper tubes
2017
Sit Down Inside the Tangles
Packing boxes, dog waste bags, toilet paper tubes
Dimensions variable
2017
Sit Down Inside the Tangles
Detail
Dimensions variable
2017
The Spaces in Between
Ultra fine tip Sharpie on photocopies, T-pins
Dimensions variable
2017
There's Stillness in the Chaos
Hand-spun wool, packing boxes, dog waste bags, ultra fine tip Sharpie on photocopies
Dimensions variable
2017
There's Stillness in the Chaos
Hand-spun wool, packing boxes, dog waste bags, ultra fine tip Sharpie on photocopies
2017
The Ordinary Indirectness of Line
Improvised, outdoor installation
2017
The Ordinary Indirectness of Line
Improvised, outdoor installation
2017
The Ordinary Indirectness of Line
Improvised, outdoor installation
2017
The Ordinary Indirectness of Line
Improvised, outdoor installation
2017
The Ordinary Indirectness of Line
Improvised, outdoor installation
2017
The Ordinary Indirectness of Line
Improvised, outdoor installation
2017
Crossing the Flood
Improvisational installation
2015
Stacia Yeapanis, repetition, presence
Temporary, site-responsive installation: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, Netflix envelops, magazine pages, hand-rolled Playdoh, corks, cat food cans and T-pins
12 x 28 feet
2014
Stacia Yeapanis, spun yarn
Cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats, magazine pages, and T-pins
Detail
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats, Netflix envelops, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats, Netflix envelops and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, prints of Little Debbie Treats, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: hand-spun yarn, magazine pages, cardstock and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats, Netflix envelops, magazine pages, hand-rolled Playdoh, corks, cat food cans and T-pins
2014
Black Hole
with "Presence Portal" in the background
2012
Presence Portal
In this detail: hand-rolled Playdoh, corks and cat food cans
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, Netflix envelops, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
In this detail: cardstock, hand-spun yarn, leftover exhibition postcards, prints of Little Debbie Treats, Netflix envelops, magazine pages and T-pins
2014
Presence Portal
Time lapse of installation
2014
Everything You Need Is Already Here
Temporary, Improvisational installation: unresolved art projects, left-over exhibition postcards, magazine pages, roll-ups, Netflix envelops, receipts, cardstock, cardboard tubes, painter’s tape, champagne corks, hand-spun wool
2014