After months of reading and talking about salt, its literal and metaphorical properties, Beck and I brought the work we had made together. I used the month of the residency to make my work. It was unusual for me not to "be prepared" ahead of time. This project was presented in 2013.

With A Grain of Salt / Beck & Cynthia
2013
mixed


With A Grain of Salt
2013
Beck Balken with one of his paintings
With A Grain of Salt / Installation View/ photo of heart: Beck Balken
2013
mixed media, fabric, salt
Pillar of Salt
2013
fabric, salt, marker, polyfill
7' high x 15" in diameter
Salt Body & Pillar of Salt/ Installation View
2013
mixed medias
Salt Weapon
2013
bowl with salt, plastic grass, paper slug
Salt Heart
2013
Lace pillow case, yarn, plastic bag of salt
Prints/Beck Balken - A Certain Percentage/Cynthia Atwood
2013
fabric, zipper, salt on wooden frame
8 x 6 "
The Uses of Salt
2013
jars w/ various contents, fabric tags
The Uses of Salt/ Currency
2013
jar, fabric label, play money, salt
Essential
2013
fabric, kid glove, salt, red glass bead
Essential/ detail
2013