a necklace

Myopic, vitreous enamel, copper, leather, 36" inches in length, eye 3" x 6", 2018

 

A self-centered single cloudy lens, inspired by the Germanic mythology of one eyed war god, Odin, who exchanged his second eye for wisdom. The necklace is made of woven leather string, a traditional bolo tie material.

Myopic traveled the state of Texas in Not-So-Lone Star Studio: A Gathering of Texas Makers exhibition curated by Kathleen Janvier and Natalie Macellio. The exhibition was on view at Texas Tech University, University of Texas at El Paso, San Jacinto College and Brookhaven College during 2018 and 2019.