Recent Works

I did not have many chances to think about recycling, the green movement, or environmental issues before I became a mom. I knew some people cared about those subjects, and I thought that was not me.
However, many things had changed after I became a mom of 4 kids. As I got used to the mom’s role, I began thinking about a better environment to hand down to my next generation.

From there, I started to bring my attention to the useful materials that were about to be trashed. I found a bunch of electrical wires from my garage and realized I could turn them into a project. Some of my neighbors happily donated the remaining cables from their garage clean-up, and friends around me brought up the unused wires. I take this project as my chronic habit. It is a pain to peel all the dirty electrical cords and pull the copper wires from them, but I do love seeing the transformation from the trashed cables to metal flowers. I feel that process encouraged me to reboot my workbench and myself from a long break, like the trashed copper wire blooming into beautiful flowers.

Nothing is not precious, and nothing is not practical.

Raining Flowers

‘Raining Flowers’

reclaimed copper wires from electrical cables. wood, mirrored panel

98 W  x  48 L x 2 D inches when installed.

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‘Raining Flowers’ on display at TRAX Visual Art Center, Lake City, SC
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‘Blooming from the Forgotten’

reclaimed copper wires from electrical cables. wood, mirrored panel

55 W  x  22.5 L x 2 D inches when installed.

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‘re : bloom’ – wall light

reclaimed copper wires from electrical cables. wood, cotton, LED lights

106 W  x  25.5 L x 3.5 D inches when installed.

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re : bloom‘ (a part)
reclaimed copper wires from electrical cables / upto 4  x 5 inch/piece

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floating : bloom

reclaimed copper wires from electrical cables, sterling silver, garnet / 3.5  x 1 x 0.2 in

‘re : bloom’

(a part of the whole piece) / reclaimed copper wires from electrical cables / upto 4 x 5 x 3 inch/piece