In the studio

This wrapped yarn rope derives it’s pattern from the ATCG sequence of human DNA. 108 characters are completed here. The code: A=red, T=white, C=black, G=gold. Here is another version looped back on itself and using different colors of yarn. This work from the studio from December 2012 and January 2013 in preparation for two exhibits, one at the Sherborn Library in March 2013 and materialize April 25- May  with Lisa Barthelson at Fountain Street Gallery.

Inner Garden | Feb & April 2010

Inner Garden a collaborative exploration of growth and connection Mary Begin, Denise Driscoll, and Mirela Sahleanu Babson College Working in Reynolds Student Center across several months, the artists share materials, forms and processes as they explore patterns of growth and connection. Beginning in late January 2010, work will begin to appear in various locations in the Horn Library and will continue to expand across the semester. Sculpture and Poetry students in Danielle Krcmar’s and Mary Pinard’s classes will collaborate with the artists and each other to develop visual and written contributions of their own. Ongoing installation: February – April 2010…

Digital Natives | Jan 2010

Digital Natives: mapping social connection through collaborative printmaking Denise Driscoll, Doug Lack and the students in Art I Using glue, string, boards and miscellaneous cans of latex paint, students work with Denise Driscoll and Doug Lack to develop diagrams of contemporary communication networks. The collographs become printing plates which reveal both the order and the chaos in our daily lives. Studio 370 December 2009-January 2010 Holliston High School 370 Hollis Street Holliston, MA Gallery hours 8 am to 2 pm Monday – Friday or by appointment Visitors must sign in at the front desk.

DNA Blankets | Sep 2009 to Jan 2010 at Babson College

Horn Library at Babson College September 2009 – January 2010 Thousands of hand-folded painted paper envelopes color-coding ACTG sequences from human DNA are filled with haiku, becoming a wall-sized book for passers-by to read. In the lounge area, a spiral labyrinth of paper and string uses the same ACTG sequences to trace a path to the center and back out again. Library hours: Sun: 9 am to 10 pm Mon-Thu: 7:30 am to 10 pm Fri: 7:30 am to 6 pm Sat: 8:30 am to 5 pm Confirm holiday hours and directions at