Life Jacket, 2008-9
Coated & heat-sealed
nylon, polyester webbing, thread, buckle, reflective tape, safety whistle,
Adult size 24×18×5", artist’s multiple, edition
of 14 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