The Binary Forms Series began as a way to incorporate several issues into
one series. The series would combine four major references; gold
(symbolizing cultural references to marriage and religion), black lace
(symbolizing cultural references to religion and eroticism), binary forms
(using single forms made of two compartments symbolizing marriage) and
overlapping images (symbolizing memory). I found that abstraction would
allow me to combine these references together while still reflecting a
I was hoping to connect with the viewer through a more subtle emotional
approach. The series also allowed me to work in a more intuitive and
subconscious manner. I hoped that this approach would examine the
spiritualness of memory and emotion without the restriction or specificity
of realistic imagery.
Series consisted of 89 paintings.