I am an artist, designer, and engineer located in Portland, OR. Originally trained as a computer engineer, I recently completed the Carnegie Mellon School of Art’s MFA program. When I’m not sailing, climbing, or running around the woods with a big knife, I make big electromechanical sculptures, develop interactive exhibits for museums, and sell wabi-sabi inspired home goods at malleus.co
My recent body of work responds to the influence, consumption, politics, and development of personal technology. It explores the gap formed between the desires reflected by our tools and the disappointing reality they can unintentionally create. Drawing on the past for methodological, material, and mystical inspiration, the systems I make collide modern conditions with their historical counterparts revealing a relationship between man and tool that is timelessly complex and paradoxical.