Townspeople Frozen in Terror at the Approach of a Family of Angry Abominable Snowmen, 2005
Oil on wood and copper, toy parts
84” x 60″ x 12”
Townspeople… was created with toy figures from the animated movie “The Island of Misfit Toys”. First exhibited in a show titled From the Island of Misfit Toys at Otis College, the molded plastic heads of the characters have been replaced with wood balls and eggs, the stuffed figures’ eyes with painted copper. All of the faces are self-portraits.