Rusted Remnants

“I was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio and graduated from Youngstown University. Youngstown once
produced nearly a fifth of this nation’s steel. Nearly one hundred years after its rise, cities like Youngstown, Ohio
have lost their place in the world. Their economies still struggle with one of the highest unemployment rates in
the nation as they continue to search for their identity. Foreign competition, globalization and industrial
regulations eliminated the steel industry and with it an entire work force still wondering how this could
happen. This installation addresses the loss of industry and the rusted remnants that remain…”

“Rusted Remnants”    Old Borderland Theater   7th Street  Tucson, Arizona.  December 2013