From stringing beads and shells to the allure of precious metals and gemstones, humans have been adorning their bodies for millenia to signify identity, proclaim status, and honor ancestors.

rejuvenation

protection

celebration

commemoration

As an artist and a Chinese medicine practitioner, my interdisciplinary practice is a fusion of the healing and the making arts,  in which creating beauty and restoring health are essentially the same gesture.  Based on decades of experimentation and observation, my current collections draw together creative vision, intimate narratives, and the restorative properties of plants and herbal medicines.

 

 
 

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