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Projects
2010:
You Know I Love You, Right?
I Wish I'd Asked
2009:
The Artists' Alphabet #1: The Great Recession
Said Too Much But Not Enough
Calamity Calendar
2008:
I'm Losing You And It's Effortless
Overheard
The Name On the Sign
3 Questions for This Particular Moment
2007:
You Better Watch What You Say
2006:
These Things I Say Out Loud
Speak To Me - Series
Gestures - Series
Over My Head
She's A (Pop Song Lyric)
She's My (Pop Song Lyric)
2005:
Figures of Speech
Dis/Connect
Hello
Risk of Exposure
Interchange 3
16-8-1
3 Performances
2004:
Ask Me Anything
Real Love Stories #2
Real Love Stories #1
Write On This
Interchange 2
Wish You Were Here
2003:
Notice
Hopscotch
Interchange
Four Letter Words
You Have All The Answers
Sounds
Color & Sound
2002:
buy me
dive/awake
2001:
Container

Drawings

"Speak to Me" Series

An ongoing series of drawings which often use text appropriated from song lyrics, integrated with fragments of the urban Los Angeles landscape - power lines, streetlights, palm trees, telephone poles, street signs. In these works I am investigating the fragmented nature of contemporary life, how we communicate (or not) with each other, along with an elegiac expression of our environment that encourages separation and isolation.

Hester - Speak to Me
"Speak to Me" (Diptych)
Charcoal, Ink, Graphite on Paper - Combined dimensions 8' 4" x 7'
2006

Hester - You Better Watch What You Say
"You Better Watch What You Say"
Charcoal, Ink, Graphite on Paper - C4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Never Said I Was A Diplomat
"Never Said I Was A Diplomat"
Charcoal, Ink, Graphite on Paper - 4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Never Said I Was A Diplomat
"Never Said I Was A Diplomat" - Detail
Charcoal, Ink, Graphite on Paper - 4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Oh My Darling Clint to Me
"Oh My Darling Cling to Me"
Ink on Paper - 4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Oh My Darling Clint to Me
"Oh My Darling Cling to Me" - Detail
Ink on Paper - 4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Staples
"Staples"
Charcoal, Ink, Graphite on Paper - 4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Staples
"Staples" - Detail
Charcoal, Ink, Graphite on Paper - 4.2' x 10'
2006

Hester - Not Everyone's Heart
"Not Everyone's Heart"
Ink, Graphite on Paper
18" x 24"
2006

Hester - Untitled
"Untitled"
Ink on Paper
10" x 15"
2006

Hester - 3 Lights
"3 Lights"
Ink, Xerox Transfer on Paper
6" x 9"
2006

Hester - It Will Always
"It Will Always"
Graphite on Paper
14" x 16 6/8"

Hester - These Things I Say Out Loud
"These Things I Say Out Loud"
Graphite on Paper
Graphite on Paper
2005

Hester - Then
"Then"
Graphite on Paper
11" x 13 1/2"
2005

Hester - Tried to Forget
"Tried to Forget"
Graphite, Xerox Transfer on Paper
18" x 24"
2005