Goddess Installation, 2008 - acrylic on denim jean fragments

1. Short, 2006 17” x 17”
tag reads: “When someone works for less pay than she can live on… she goes hungry so that you can eat more cheaply.” —B. Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed

2. Pristine, 2007 44” x 24”
tag reads: “They live in substandard housing so that other homes will be shiny and perfect.” —B. Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed

3. Goddess, 2007 42” x 17”
tag reads: “Women were valued for their fertility…provided such stability as there was in the system, rearing as many children as survived (twenty was not uncommon).” —G. Oakley, The Devil’s Music

4. Masterful, 2007 44” x 24”
tag reads: “Musical skills could even add to the marketing value of a slave.”
—G. Oakley, The Devil’s Music

5. Trust and Trusting, 2006 12” x 42”
tag reads: “If you are made to feel unworthy enough, you may come to think that what you’re paid is what you are actually worth.”
—B. Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed

6. Prudence, 2007 23” x 47”
tag reads: “They neglect their own children so that the children of others
will be cared for.”—B. Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed