Life Jacket, 2008-9
Coated & heat-sealed
nylon, polyester webbing, thread, buckle, reflective tape, safety whistle,
Child size 16×13×3½", artist’s multiple,
edition of 6 plus one AP.
The buoyant milkweed fluff inside the life jacket
was grown and processed under the direction of Dr. Winthrop B. Phippen, Department
of Agriculture, Alternative Crops Program, Western Illinois University