The Emperor Project draws inspiration from my time working in the fashion industry in a dystopian commentary on our obsession with youth and perfection. The installation references the Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huangdi’s burial tomb, and is designed to resemble an archeological dig site a future society may find from our time.
Visual narrative on the state of the American medical system takes form in the installation National Anthem. Emerging conceptual artist Gina Teichert repurposes her health insurance bills in a stunning display of systematic corruption and disproportionate premium inflation.
A little preview of Peanut Butter and Jellyfish, a book for the youngsters I'm writing and illustrating with a nod to my time in Australia. I can't help but think "The dingoes ate my baby!" when I look at this one.
Quarterlife Crisis Averted
Three weeks ago I set off on a flight to New Zealand flanked by a specific group of travelers; tittering teens on their first unchaperoned adventure, elderly couples with an innate knowledge of sheepherding and its obvious correlation to international air travel, and a slew of middle class quarterlifers, predominately male, many of whom would return with a regrettable Maori tattoo around his thigh.
Fake Mag is a conceptual artwork combining satire, bullshit and beautiful images in a charming cocktail of society’s fakest elements.
Part eBook, part undercover experiment, Fake delves into a darker shade of pop culture using social media and personal experience working as a fifth column in the fashion world. Teichert references her career as a model, and in the process, pokes a bit of fun at herself in this satirical women's magazine.
Digital download of Fake Mag will be available on the various ephemeral platforms.
Spare Any Change
Spare Any Change shifts the underground economy of panhandling into new context with signs procured from the streets of San Francisco, encased in resin as pop art jewels.
Dodge Grand Caravan. Teen trauma and ingratitude revisited. Drove a blue incarnation of this in high school. Manual transmission and myriad physical deformities thanks to the wonderful driving skills of myself and the three siblings to abuse it before me. Admittedly, I take most of the credit.
37 Specimens to Aspire to
Fetishistic scopophilia in oil and encaustic wax.
The Follower Deficit
A simple Google search for “How to get more Twitter followers” garnered 44,600,000 results. Wow, in my amateur eagerness to engage with the Twittersphere I had already broken the number one rule: Never follow more people than are following you. My 151 followers vs. 2000 followed, sent me unknowingly into the depths of loserdom, impossible to escape unless I unloaded some of my “friends.”