A Cut Above the Rest

Self-Portrait as Mermaid with Daryl Hann

Self-Portrait With Daryl Hannah’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 38 x 90 x 12”

Self-Portrait With Marie Antoinette's Ha

Self-Portrait With Marie Antoinette’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 40 x 25 x 8”

Self-Portrait With Marge Simpson's Hair.

Self-Portrait With Marge Simpson’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 34 x 16 x 8”

Self-Portrait With Veronica Lake's Hair.

Self-Portrait With Veronica Lake’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 24 x 30 x 8”

Self-Portrait With Bride of Frankenstein

Self-Portrait With Bride of Frankenstein’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 28 x 24 x 8”

Self-Portrait With Farrah Fawcet's Hair.

Self-Portrait With Farrah Fawcet’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 20 x 16 x 8”

Self-Portrait With Whoopi Goldberg's Hai

Self-Portrait With Whoopi Goldberg’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 26 x 14 x 8”

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Self-Portrait With Geisha’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 14 x 12 x 6”

Self-Portrait With Mary Hartman's Hair.j

Self-Portrait With Mary Hartman’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 24 x 12 x 6”

Self-Portrait With Marilyn Monroe's Hair

Self-Portrait With Marilyn Monroe’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 12 x 18 x 6”

Self-Portrait With Carrie Fisher's Hair.

Self-Portrait With Carrie Fisher’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 14 x 12 x 6”

Self-Portrait With Elizabeth Taylor's Ha

Self-Portrait With Elizabeth Taylor’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 12 x 10 x 6”

Self-Portrait With Jackie Kennedy's Hair

Self-Portrait With Jackie Kennedy’s Hair, 2008, Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 10 x 10 x 6”

Self-Portrait With Tamara Dobson's Hair.

Self-Portrait With Tamara Dobson’s Hair, 2008, O Oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 28 x 26 x 8”

A Cut Above the Rest - The sewn and stuffed paintings of  “A Cut Above the Rest” are a series of self-portraits adorned with famous, iconic hairstyles that comprised a site-specific installation at Midoma Gallery and Salon. The hairstyles are culled from a variety of sources.  Hairstyles from pop icons, history, mythology and fairytales are depicted. The images in this body of work are both humorous and dark