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S

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Jayson Scott Musson,  Brooklyn  NY

E

E

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Victoria McNally,  Philadelphia  PA

L

L

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

F

F

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Elisa Ruiz,  Goose Creek  SC

I

I

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Adam Feibelman,  San Francisco  CA

S

S

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Sue Otto,  Philadelphia  PA

 

H

H

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

 

B

B

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Sue Otto,  Philadelphia  PA

 

U

U

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Private Collection

T

T

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Elisa Ruiz,  Goose Creek  SC

 

N

N

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

 

E

E

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Mason Warner,  Philadelphia  PA

 

C

C

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Andrew Degraff,  Brooklyn  NY

 

E

E

 

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

 

 

S

S

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

 

S

S

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Lindsay & Anthony So,  Philadelphia  PA

 

A

A

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

 

R

R

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Ron Ruiz,  Philadelphia  PA

 

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Materials

2.75' x 4'

2013

Collection of  Saturnino Ruiz,  Pangasinan  PI

 

The Gallery at 543

The Gallery at 543

Philadelphia  PA

The Gallery at 543

The Gallery at 543

Philadelphia  PA

i do what i want

i do what i want

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

3" x 3"

2012

Collection of the Artist

i wished on so many eyelashes for you...

i wished on so many eyelashes for you...

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

10" x 10"

2012

Collection of  Brooke Biddle,  Philadelphia  PA

 
Don't Let It Pile Up

Don't Let It Pile Up

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

5" x 12"

2012

Traded at The Trading Tortoise

 

Imperial Elegance (We sat on the floor and she said she wanted to die)

Imperial Elegance (We sat on the floor and she said she wanted to die)

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

14" x 20"

2012

Collection of the Artist


Wash Your Hands Of It

Wash Your Hands Of It

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

12" x 16.5"

2012

Collection of  Robert Huff,  Philadelphia  PA

 

 
REGRET NOT

REGRET NOT

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

13" x 9"

2012

Collection of  Sue Allen,  Columbus  OH

 
TRUST

TRUST

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

13" x 9"

2012

Collection of  Justine Gaver,  New York  NY

 

H O M E

H O M E

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

20" x 5"

2012

Collection of  Brenna K. Murphy, Philadelphia  PA

 
Feel Safe.

Feel Safe.

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

10" x 10"

2012

Collection of  Dexter Cruz & Norissa S. Cruz,  Woodside  NY

 

VIEILLE VIGNE (Old Vine)

VIEILLE VIGNE (Old Vine)

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

13" x 8"

2012

Collection of  Sean Lauer & Carrie Yodanis,  Vancouver  BC

 
I left my Heart in SOUTH PHILLY

I left my Heart in SOUTH PHILLY

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

13" x 9"

2012

Collection of  Danielle George,  Philadelphia  PA


1000 Works Project

1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Textiles, Trim, Thread, Paint, Ink

14' x 7'

2011

(Available for small group commissions)

 
EVERYONE WANTS EVERYTHING

EVERYONE WANTS EVERYTHING

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

20" x 12"  

2011

Collection of  Lauren Addis,  Philadelphia  PA


& SURELY WE'LL NEVER DIE.

& SURELY WE'LL NEVER DIE.

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

19" x 15"

2011

Collection of  Ashley Gehman,  Philadelphia  PA


This is Temporary.

This is Temporary.

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

20" x 18"

2011

 


I Loved You Yesterday

I Loved You Yesterday

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

30" x 24"

2011

Collection of  Paige Prendergast,  Portland  OR


I NEED TO TRUST YOU

I NEED TO TRUST YOU

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

28" x 20"

2011

Collection of  Ashley Gehman,  Philadelphia  PA

 
WHAT WILL BE WILL BE

WHAT WILL BE WILL BE

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

20" x 12"

2011

Collection of  Sussane Bromke,  Philadelphia  PA


SOMETIMES. ALWAYS. NEVER.

SOMETIMES. ALWAYS. NEVER.

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

24" x 16"

2011

Collection of  Lauren Addis,  Philadelphia  PA


DOUBT IS JUST OUBT WITH A D

DOUBT IS JUST OUBT WITH A D

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Salvaged Fabric, Thread

20" x 14"

2011

Collection of  Brenna K. Murphy,  Philadelphia  PA

 
 
COME AND TAKE IT

COME AND TAKE IT

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Grommets, Thread

22" x 16"

2011

Collection of  Elyssa Ricci,  Philadelphia  PA


Don't Try to Remember

Don't Try to Remember

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Fabric, Thread

28" x 18"

2011

Collection of the Artist

 
WAR IS ALL HELL

WAR IS ALL HELL

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

21" x 16"

2011

 


U.S.

U.S.

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

20" x 13"

2011

Collection of  Michelle Baxter,  Maple Shade  NJ

 

DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP

DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Grommets, Thread

20" x 15"

2011

Collection of  Joe Mair,  Philadelphia  PA

 


DON'T BE A SHIT

DON'T BE A SHIT

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Grommets, Thread

20" x 15"

2011

Collection of  Ashley Gehman,  Philadelphia  PA

 


ITS NOT ME ITS YOU

ITS NOT ME ITS YOU

 

 

 

 

Paint on Salvaged Fabric, Thread

15" x 18"

2011

Collection of  Kristin Norris,  Philadelphia  PA


A Blessing A Curse

A Blessing A Curse

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

14" x 16"

2011

Private Collection


Save Me From Futile Pursuits

Save Me From Futile Pursuits

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

20" x 15"

2011

Collection of  Kristin Norris,  Philadelphia  PA

 

YOU WIN SOME, YOU LOSE SOME.

YOU WIN SOME, YOU LOSE SOME.

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

20" x 13"

2011

Collection of  Brigid Andrews,  Philadelphia  PA


The Gallery at 543

The Gallery at 543

Philadelphia  PA

1000 WORKS PROJECT

Shelter

Shelter

 

 

 

 

Acrylic, Banana Leaves, Cardboard, Sewing Needle, Thread on Wood

18" x 22"

2007

Collection of  Mary Elizabeth Orr,  Mount Pleasant  MI


Casualties

Casualties

 

 

 

 

5,100 Cigarette Burns, Acrylic Medium, Transparent Paper on Canvas

40" x 30"

2007

Collection of the Artist


Sticks 'n Stones

Sticks 'n Stones

 

 

 

 

Found Shadow Box, Confiscated "Weapons" from the Little Learner's Lodge Playground

8.5" x 2" x 10.5"

2007

Collection of Mary Elizabeth Orr,  Mount Pleasant  MI

 


Mommy In A Bottle / Daddy's Blue Collar Lunchbox

Mommy In A Bottle / Daddy's Blue Collar Lunchbox

 

 

 

 

Found Trunk Tray, Father's Retired Lunchbox, Flowers & Foliage from the Ruiz Family "Farm," Resin, Found Bottle that contains the Smell of Mother's Baths as a Child

16" x 8" x 30"

2007

Collection of the Artist

 

 
Port Hueneme (a study)

Port Hueneme (a study)

 

 

 

 

Oil on Paper

25" x 20"

2005

Collection of  Ron Ruiz,  Philadelphia  PA


Pendulum

Pendulum

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Wood, Artist's Shoes, Acrylic, Graphite, Twine & Hardware

9" x 3.5" x 17"

2007

Collection of the Artist


Freedoms

Freedoms

 

 

 

 

Found Box, Clipped Chicken Feathers from Ruiz Family "Farm"

4" x 3.5" x 4"

2007

Collection of  Lalaine Ruiz & Joseph Verderame,  Hamden  CT


Kissin' Bridges (for Jon)

Kissin' Bridges (for Jon)

 

 

 

 

Found Tin & Ceramic Unicorn, Faux Flower Stems, Enamel

9" x 2.5" x 5"

2007

Collection of the Artist


10 Storehouse Row

10 Storehouse Row

Charleston  SC

Untitled #1

Untitled #1

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Collection of the Artist


Untitled #2

Untitled #2

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Collection of  Caitlin Bright,  Brooklyn  NY


Untitled #3

Untitled #3

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection

 

Untitled #4

Untitled #4

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection


Untitled #5

Untitled #5

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Collection of  Danna Ray,  Columbia  SC

Untitled #6

Untitled #6

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection


Untitled #7

Untitled #7

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection


Untitled #8

Untitled #8

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Collection of  Michael Cassidy,  Columbia  SC


Untitled #9

Untitled #9

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection


Untitled #10

Untitled #10

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection

 

Untitled #11

Untitled #11

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Private Collection

 

Untitled #12

Untitled #12

 

 

 

 

Encaustic on Burned Wood Panel

13" x 13"

2002

Collection of the Artist

 

The Art Garage

The Art Garage

Columbia  SC

URBN Malibu Store Installation

URBN Malibu Store Installation

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Textiles

13' x 6'

2013

 
URBN Malibu Store Installation

URBN Malibu Store Installation

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Textiles

13' x 6'

2013

 

URBN Malibu Store Installation

URBN Malibu Store Installation

 

 

 

 

Salvaged Textiles

13' x 6'

2013

 

i do what i want

i do what i want

 

 

 

 

Ink on Salvaged Textile

5" x 5"

2012

Collection of  Paige Prendergast,  Portland  OR


Born & Raised

Born & Raised

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Grommets, Thread

20" x 15"

2012

Collection of  The Honorable Petrese B. Tucker

& The Honorable Leon W. Tucker,  Philadelphia  PA


...the good life

...the good life

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Grommets, Thread

20" x 15"

2012

Collection of  Beverly & Dominic So,  St. Joseph  MI


Orr & Krick Wedding Flag

Orr & Krick Wedding Flag

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Fabric, Trim, Thread

24" x 18"

2010

Collection of  Mary Orr & Kerry Krick,  Mount Pleasant  MI


Moran Wedding Flag

Moran Wedding Flag

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

28" x 20"

2011

Collection of  Thomas & Michelle Moran,  New York  NY


DON'T BE A SHIT

DON'T BE A SHIT

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Grommets, Thread

18" x 15"

2012

Collection of  Anthony So & Lindsay T. So,  Philadelphia  PA

 

#424 (from 1000 Works Project)

#424 (from 1000 Works Project)

 

 

 

 

Paint on Burned Salvaged Fabric

3.5" x 2.5"

2011

Collection of  Jayson Scott Musson,  Brooklyn  NY


Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

12" x 10"

2011

Collection of  Patty Lu,  New York  NY


Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

12" x 10"

2011

Collection of  Kevin Lauer,  Philadelphia  PA

Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Thread

12" x 10"

2011

Collection of  Brian DeYong,  Philadelphia  PA

 
Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

12" x 10"

2011

Collection of  Elisa Ruiz,  Goose Creek  SC

 
Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

12" x 10"

2011

Collection of  Lalaine Ruiz & Joseph Verderame,  Hamden  CT


Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained Salvaged Fabric, Thread

18" x 14"

2011

Collection of  Andrew Cunningham,  Brooklyn  NY

 

 


Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

18" x 14"

2011

Collection of Anne Garefino

 

 

Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

18" x 18"

2011

Private Collection


Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

24" x 18"

2011

Collection of  Kristin Norris,  Philadelphia  PA


Selection from 1000 Works Project

Selection from 1000 Works Project

 

 

 

 

Ink & Paint on Tea Stained/Burned Salvaged Fabric, Trim, Thread

24" x 18"

2011

Collection of  Jillian Mattia,  Philadelphia  PA