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. 

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

Self-Portrait With Jackie O’s Hair.
Self-Portrait With Jackie O’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 17" x 15" x 6”

Liz Taylor As Cleopatra's Hair #2.
Liz Taylor As Cleopatra's Hair #2.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 19" x 15" x 7

Carrie Fisher As Princess Leia.
Carrie Fisher As Princess Leia.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 20" x 17" x 7”

Mermaid With Daryl Hannah’s Hair.
Mermaid With Daryl Hannah’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 38" x 90" x 12”

Marilyn Monroe’s Hair.
Marilyn Monroe’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 18" x 22" x 8”

Oprah Winfrey’s Hair.
Oprah Winfrey’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 24" x 20" x 10”

Tamara Dobson’s Hair.
Tamara Dobson’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 22" x 22" x 10”

Mary Hartman’s Hair.
Mary Hartman’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 30" x 14" x 7”

Whoopi Goldberg’s Hair.
Whoopi Goldberg’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 20" x 18" x 8”

Geisha’s Hair.
Geisha’s Hair.

2007, oil on sewn and fiber stuffed canvas, 22" x 16" x 8”