MacKomics Studio

785-840-7940

2211 Tennessee St. Lawrence, KS 66046

©2019 by Liza MacKinnon

ANNUAL ARTS AUCTION

Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MADEMOISELLE PRINTEMPS

Mademoiselle Printemps dress and coat are made from pages of a French language primer.  The lapels of the jacket is edged with French stamps.  This piece also includes a watch from Kathryn.  The skirt is painted with stylized trees and clouds from the Buford M. Watson Park in Lawrence Kansas.   It has a metal fencing armature and is approximately three feet tall.

DONATED

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

ANNUAL ARTS AUCTION

Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence Kansas 2011

JANE AUSTEN

Jane Austen's dress is made from vintage maps of states printed in pink.  The shrug is made from painted maps of the ocean.  The piece is embellished with pages from Pride and Prejudice and painted origami roses.  It has a metal fencing armature and is approximately three feet tall.

DONATED

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

DIMINUTIVE SCALE

Private Client
Lawrence Kansas 2019

VINTAGE ITALIAN

This skirt is created with vintage letters and deeds in Italian with tissue paper pleats.  The bodice is made with a finely pleated map of Italy.  The dress is embellished with miniature flowers made with cardstock and beads. There is a chipboard armature.  This piece is sixteen and a half inches tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

DIMINUTIVE SCALE

MacKomics Studio
Lawrence Kansas 2019

KANSAS HISTORY #1

Kansas History #1 is made from pages of the Official Atlas of the State of Kansas first published in 1887.  She is embellished with velvet ribbon and tissue paper.  The dress is bordered with illustrated rural scenes from Kansas and the official seal of Kansas.  There is a chipboard armature.  This piece is sixteen and a half inches tall.

$120

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

FORMIDABLE WOMEN

Percolator Arts Space
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY

Mary Shelley is made from painted and textured pages of Frankenstein.  She is embellished with satin ribbon and embroidery stitches.  There is a metal fencing armature.  This piece is approximately three feet tall.  This sculpture has been created for a solo show at the Percolator Arts Space opening September 27th 2019.

 

FORMIDABLE WOMEN

Percolator Arts Space
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MARIE ANTOINETTE

Marie Antoinette is made from 2016 tax forms and dollar bills.  There is a metal fencing armature.  This piece is approximately two and a half feet tall.  This sculpture has been created for a solo show at the Percolator Arts Space opening September 27th 2019.

 

FORMIDABLE WOMEN

Percolator Arts Space
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MADAME CJ WALKER

Madame CJ Walker's skirt and blouce are made from pages of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madame CJ Walker.  The full length 1910 coat with pockets, buttons and frog clasps was made from "fabric" digitally designed with MCJW's business advertisements.  There is a metal fencing armature.  This piece is approximately three feet tall.  This sculpture has been created for a solo show at the Percolator Arts Space opening September 27th 2019.

 

FORMIDABLE WOMEN

Percolator Arts Space
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MARIE CURIE

Marie Curie's dress is made from X-ray film.  Her cuffs, belt and ruffles are made from rice paper with chemistry equations printed in white. There is a metal fencing armature. She is best seen with a light within.  Approximately two and half feet tall.  This sculpture has been created for a solo show at the Percolator Arts Space opening September 27th 2019.

 

FORMIDABLE WOMEN

Percolator Arts Space
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MARY SIDNEY HERBERT

Mary Sidney Herbert's skirts are made from digitally-composed handwritten and printed documents from the Elizabethan era, large scale printed and then embellished with gold ribbon and wax seals with an impression of a bird from her coat of arms.  Her bodice and shoulder-to-floor cutaway sleeves are made from stenciled and painted pages of her poetry and prose.  The ruff is made from quilled strips of cardstock.  The cuffs are made from tracing paper and she has a metal fencing armature. This sculpture has been created for a solo show at the Percolator Arts Space opening September 27th 2019.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

FORMIDABLE WOMEN

Percolator Arts Space
Lawrence Kansas 2019

MARY TODD LINCOLN

Mary Todd Lincoln's 1860 dress is made of photos from the Civil War, rice paper, buttons and satin ribbon with a fencing armature.  Approximately three feet tall. This sculpture has been created for a solo show at the Percolator Arts Space opening September 27th 2019.

 

BLOOMING FIGURES

North Park Center Flower and Garden Show
Dallas, Texas 2018

FRIDA KAHLO

This is an interpretation of Frida Kahlo's Tehuana style.  The skirt is made from hand painted Spanish language novel pages, the ruffle is made of maps of Mexico and her shirt is created from pages of Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto.  She also has a paper sash, cardstock bead necklace, and tissue paper flowers.  There is a metal fencing armature and ribbon embroidery.  This sculpture is approximately four feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BLOOMING FIGURES

North Park Center Flower and Garden Show
Dallas, Texas 2018

JOAN OF ARC

Joan of Arc's skirt is made from French roadmaps, her armor is made from photos of castles from the Loire Valley and photos of Joan of Arc statues, her broadsword is made with foam core.  The piece also includes a leather belt, faux leather shoulder and armor plate straps, origami iris and cardstock leaves and stems.  There is a metal fencing armature.  The sculpture is approximately three feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BLOOMING FIGURES

North Park Center Flower and Garden Show
Dallas, Texas 2018

JANE AUSTEN

Jane Austen's Regency-era dress is made from pattern painted pages from Sense and Sensibility, pink cardstock flowers, vintage ribbon, paper lace, tissue paper and a metal fencing armature.  It is approximately three feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BLOOMING FIGURES

North Park Center Flower and Garden Show
Dallas, Texas 2018

TITANIA

Titania from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Made with pages from the play, flowers made from dictionary pages, tissue paper, and wire, Kansas topographic maps, faux flower stamen, stenciled butterflies, stick-on jewels, hand-made rice paper, metal fencing armature.  Approximately four feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BLOOMING FIGURES

North Park Center Flower and Garden Show
Dallas, Texas 2018

QUEEN VICTORIA

Queen Victoria is made from Victorian-era vintage floral illustrations digitally composed into "fabric".  Tissue paper and faux flower leaves and stamen, metal fencing armature.  Approximately 3 feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BACKSTAGE
AT THE GLOBE

Jemez Springs Fine Art Gallery 
Joint show with Jim Forcier-Call
Jemez Springs, New Mexico 2017

JULIET

From Shakespeare's play: Romeo and Juliet.  Made with stenciled pages from the play, beads, tissue paper, and a metal armature.  Approximately 3 feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BACKSTAGE
AT THE GLOBE

Jemez Springs Fine Art Gallery 
Joint show with Jim Forcier-Call
Jemez Springs, New Mexico 2017

DESDAMONA

From Shakespeare's play: Othello.  Made with stenciled pages from Othello, faux pearls, brass cross, velvet ribbon, Christian Romanesque Icon paintings, and a metal armature.  The contrast between the Christian Icon images and the Middle Eastern painted patterns reflect the marriage of Desdamona and Othello.  Approximately 3 feet tall.

$400

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BACKSTAGE
AT THE GLOBE

Jemez Springs Fine Art Gallery 
Joint show with Jim Forcier-Call
Jemez Springs, New Mexico 2017

OPHELIA

From Shakespeare's play: Hamlet.  Made with stenciled pages from Hamlet, tissue paper "fur", quilted pages of the DSM-4, beads, chain and fencing armature.  Ophelia's underskirt, made with the DSM-4 reflects her mental illness and the cut flowers and branches reaching off the back of her skirt represent the reeds and plants catching at her in the water.  Approximately 3 feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BACKSTAGE
AT THE GLOBE

Jemez Springs Fine Art Gallery 
Joint show with Jim Forcier-Call
Jemez Springs, New Mexico 2017

ARIEL

From Shakespeare's The Tempest
Made with pages from The Tempest, security envelopes die cut into scales.  embroidery thread,and a metal fencing armature. This garment was created as a costume for any gender as the character of Ariel has been played by both men and women over time.  Approximately 3 feet tall.

$400

Photo by Susan Wolfe

 

BACKSTAGE
AT THE GLOBE

Jemez Springs Fine Art Gallery 
Joint show with Jim Forcier-Call
Jemez Springs, New Mexico 2017

TITANIA, QUEEN OF THE FAIRIES

From Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Made with Pages from A Midsummer's Night Dream, Kansas topographic maps, pages from a dictionary, handmade rice paper, tissue paper, velvet ribbon, metal fencing armature.  Approximately 4 feet tall.

SOLD

Photo by Susan Wolfe