Candied Pansies, Steel, Wood.

11.5” x 6’ x 5”

Using a Martha Stewart cake-decorating technique of crystallizing pansies with egg whites and sugar, this piece addresses the words object meaning as well as its derogatory nature.  As with many of my pieces, this process was very labor intensive, I grew the flowers and then crystallized them.  This activity is often associated with gender roles, which I was mindful of in doing the process.