115 images Created 12 Sep 2017
Sugar Rising: Exhibition @ WSU
Sugar Rising, my first solo exhibition, is currently showing at the Animal Health Library at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The exhibition is a celebration of the human/canine bond, the creative spirit that bond unleashed, and the wonders of technology and medicine that saved Sugar from a difficult-to-diagnose paralyzing spinal infection. Sugar Rising is the story of a 10 year old Weimaraner's remarkable comeback from paralysis and the MRI that saved her life. Sugar, who has graced the pages of many publications (including The Bark and Barron’s Weimaraner Complete Pet Owner's Manual), the walls of fine art galleries across the country, modeled in a Perry Ellis ad campaign, and spent 12 days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with me as part of an artist residency, became completely paralyzed in her back legs one day in September 2015. This story is a broad overview of her varied and adventurous life including her slow, undiagnosed decline to paralysis, to her complete recovery told through editorial and fine art imagery.