In the Bowels of the Bardo
In the Bowels of the Bardo

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 86" x 74" Materials: paper, beeswax, mushrooms, dominos, cat hair, wires, usb cable, bamboo, longhorn beetle, house fly, bee, citrus peel, glass, lock, plug, botanicals, acrylic paint, oil paint, iridescent film, dowels, hot glue, caulk, cork, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, piece of a car tire, pewter, bong, starfish, clay, metal lettering, cup warmer, batteries, headphone, crystals, shell, tile, aluminum.

In the Bowels of the Bardo
In the Bowels of the Bardo

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 86" x 74" Materials: paper, beeswax, mushrooms, dominos, cat hair, wires, usb cable, bamboo, longhorn beetle, house fly, bee, citrus peel, glass, lock, plug, botanicals, acrylic paint, oil paint, iridescent film, dowels, hot glue, caulk, cork, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, piece of a car tire, pewter, bong, starfish, clay, metal lettering, cup warmer, batteries, headphone, crystals, shell, tile, aluminum.

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Dance of the Goddess Maya
Dance of the Goddess Maya

Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 60" x 42" Materials: paper, sand dollars, caulk, rocks, cardboard, automotive paint, beeswax, rubber bands, branches, dried tangerines, dried grapefruit, chestnuts, botanicals, wooden snake, bee, cement spray paint, pieces of a Gundam model, sea urchin, acrylic paint, tar, hot glue, mushrooms, 1/100 scale human models, PLA filament, pigment, electronic parts, plywood.

Dance of the Goddess Maya
Dance of the Goddess Maya

Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 60" x 42" Materials: paper, sand dollars, caulk, rocks, cardboard, automotive paint, beeswax, rubber bands, branches, dried tangerines, dried grapefruit, chestnuts, botanicals, wooden snake, bee, cement spray paint, pieces of a Gundam model, sea urchin, acrylic paint, tar, hot glue, mushrooms, 1/100 scale human models, PLA filament, pigment, electronic parts, plywood.

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Ascending and Descending a Mountain
Ascending and Descending a Mountain

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 46" x 73" Materials: paper, beeswax, reishi mushrooms, milkweed seeds and pods, botanicals, acrylic paint, oil paint, iridescent film, dowels, hot glue, caulk, cork, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, wires, plywood.

Ascending and Descending a Mountain
Ascending and Descending a Mountain

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 46" x 73" Materials: paper, beeswax, reishi mushrooms, milkweed seeds and pods, botanicals, acrylic paint, oil paint, iridescent film, dowels, hot glue, caulk, cork, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, wires, plywood.

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Adopted by Spirits
Adopted by Spirits

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 35" x 47" Materials: paper, acrylic paint, watercolor, oil paint sticks, rubber bands, hot glue, glitter hot glue, metal signage letters, mosquito repellent incense, beeswax, rubber band, rocks, caulk, plywood, linen.

Adopted by Spirits
Adopted by Spirits

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 35" x 47" Materials: paper, acrylic paint, watercolor, oil paint sticks, rubber bands, hot glue, glitter hot glue, metal signage letters, mosquito repellent incense, beeswax, rubber band, rocks, caulk, plywood, linen.

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Sight, Taste, Appetite
Sight, Taste, Appetite

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 94" x 46"

Sight, Taste, Appetite
Sight, Taste, Appetite

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 94" x 46"

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Reason Trail
Reason Trail

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 94" x 46"

Reason Trail
Reason Trail

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 94" x 46"

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Searching the Loop
Searching the Loop

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 92" x 46"

Searching the Loop
Searching the Loop

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 92" x 46"

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Triptych, 2019: Reason Trail (left)  |  Sight, Taste, Appetite (middle)  |  Searching the Loop (right)

Hell Guide/Heaven Guard
Hell Guide/Heaven Guard

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 61" x 52" Materials: handmade paper, beeswax, mushrooms, wires, computer mouse, curling iron, glass, botanical matter, acrylic paint, lenticular images, hot glue, caulk, glitter glue, sponge, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, piece of a car tire, pewter, exact-o blades, clay, bone, twigs, pom pom, flattened exhaust pipe, tacts, quartz crystals, ceramics, scale model humans, pen quills, packaging peanuts, thermostat, glue, silicone.

Hell Guide/Heaven Guard
Hell Guide/Heaven Guard

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 61" x 52" Materials: handmade paper, beeswax, mushrooms, wires, computer mouse, curling iron, glass, botanical matter, acrylic paint, lenticular images, hot glue, caulk, glitter glue, sponge, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, piece of a car tire, pewter, exact-o blades, clay, bone, twigs, pom pom, flattened exhaust pipe, tacts, quartz crystals, ceramics, scale model humans, pen quills, packaging peanuts, thermostat, glue, silicone.

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Mahākāla
Mahākāla

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 30" x 39" Materials: paper, self-hardening clay, dowels, hot glue, beeswax, acrylic paint, tar, rocks, botanicals, bamboo skewers, PLA filament, vinyl, electronic parts, candy, hook, rubber bands, caulk, pigment, feather, dried orange, dried grapefruit, dried tangerine, Gundam model parts, ramen, automotive paint, bamboo mushroom, reishi mushroom, cauliflower mushroom, black conk mushroom, steal plate, charcoal, metals, linen, plywood.

Mahākāla
Mahākāla

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 30" x 39" Materials: paper, self-hardening clay, dowels, hot glue, beeswax, acrylic paint, tar, rocks, botanicals, bamboo skewers, PLA filament, vinyl, electronic parts, candy, hook, rubber bands, caulk, pigment, feather, dried orange, dried grapefruit, dried tangerine, Gundam model parts, ramen, automotive paint, bamboo mushroom, reishi mushroom, cauliflower mushroom, black conk mushroom, steal plate, charcoal, metals, linen, plywood.

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Cocoon Alchemy
Cocoon Alchemy

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 50" x 47" x 12" Materials: paper, beeswax, wood, all the lenses from a projector, cocoons, moth shedding, PLA filament, ear plugs, glass, botanicals, acrylic paint, door knob, chestnuts, seeds, hot glue, caulk, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, pewter, clay, bone, dried echeveria, ceramics, silicone, 3d printed objects, Colgate toothpaste box, soda can, bottle of Advil, petrified wood, TV remote, milled pneumatic engine, tile, batteries.

Cocoon Alchemy
Cocoon Alchemy

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 50" x 47" x 12" Materials: paper, beeswax, wood, all the lenses from a projector, cocoons, moth shedding, PLA filament, ear plugs, glass, botanicals, acrylic paint, door knob, chestnuts, seeds, hot glue, caulk, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, pewter, clay, bone, dried echeveria, ceramics, silicone, 3d printed objects, Colgate toothpaste box, soda can, bottle of Advil, petrified wood, TV remote, milled pneumatic engine, tile, batteries.

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Haunting the Hungry Ghost
Haunting the Hungry Ghost

Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 25” x 30 1/2” Materials: paper, asphalt, coyote teeth, braided lanyard, mushroom, steel plate, 9v battery, electronic parts, caulk, rock, dragonfly, model chickens, model moss, hot glue, silkworm cocoon, acrylic paint, oil paint, botanicals, plywood, pigment, bullet shells.

Haunting the Hungry Ghost
Haunting the Hungry Ghost

Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 25” x 30 1/2” Materials: paper, asphalt, coyote teeth, braided lanyard, mushroom, steel plate, 9v battery, electronic parts, caulk, rock, dragonfly, model chickens, model moss, hot glue, silkworm cocoon, acrylic paint, oil paint, botanicals, plywood, pigment, bullet shells.

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As the Universe Grew
As the Universe Grew

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 72" x 60" Materials: paper, conductive copper tape, electrical wire, sumi ink, model humans, ear plug, large safety pin, pieces of a keyboard, hot glue, chest nuts, acrylic paint, linen, decorative nails, steel plate, planer blades, self-hardening clay, caulk, string beans, reflector tape, glow-in-the-dark stars, PLA filament, matte medium, metal letter, skeleton leaves, bottle of mezcal, plastics, tangerines, shoe lace, jars.

As the Universe Grew
As the Universe Grew

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 72" x 60" Materials: paper, conductive copper tape, electrical wire, sumi ink, model humans, ear plug, large safety pin, pieces of a keyboard, hot glue, chest nuts, acrylic paint, linen, decorative nails, steel plate, planer blades, self-hardening clay, caulk, string beans, reflector tape, glow-in-the-dark stars, PLA filament, matte medium, metal letter, skeleton leaves, bottle of mezcal, plastics, tangerines, shoe lace, jars.

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Spirit Guide (Mirror Face)
Spirit Guide (Mirror Face)

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 30" x 39" Materials: paper, hot glue, beeswax, acrylic paint, tempered glass, rocks, botanicals, roots, electronic parts, caulk, pigment, mirror glass, white oak burl, Burger King chicken nugget, bee, batteries, catalpa pods and seeds, thread, tape, wires, produce mesh, linen, plywood.

Spirit Guide (Mirror Face)
Spirit Guide (Mirror Face)

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 30" x 39" Materials: paper, hot glue, beeswax, acrylic paint, tempered glass, rocks, botanicals, roots, electronic parts, caulk, pigment, mirror glass, white oak burl, Burger King chicken nugget, bee, batteries, catalpa pods and seeds, thread, tape, wires, produce mesh, linen, plywood.

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Where Constellations Meet
Where Constellations Meet

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 54 1/2" x 26" (left figure), 41" x 26" (right figure) Materials: paper, 3D hologram stickers, trivet, magnolia flowers and branches, botanicals, rocks, clay, pewter trinkets, drone remote controller, gemstones, water color, pigment, glue, ceramic shards, caulk, hot glue, glitter hot glue, glitter glue, model farm animals, glass, electronic parts, reflective fine beads, acrylic paint, plywood.

Where Constellations Meet
Where Constellations Meet

Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 54 1/2" x 26" (left figure), 41" x 26" (right figure) Materials: paper, 3D hologram stickers, trivet, magnolia flowers and branches, botanicals, rocks, clay, pewter trinkets, drone remote controller, gemstones, water color, pigment, glue, ceramic shards, caulk, hot glue, glitter hot glue, glitter glue, model farm animals, glass, electronic parts, reflective fine beads, acrylic paint, plywood.

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Seer, Creator, Driver
Seer, Creator, Driver

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 49" x 71" Materials: paper, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, pigment, 3D printed objects, hot glue, vinyl, moth cocoons, butterfly cocoons, lenticular images, cat hair, and reflector beads.

Seer, Creator, Driver
Seer, Creator, Driver

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 49" x 71" Materials: paper, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, pigment, 3D printed objects, hot glue, vinyl, moth cocoons, butterfly cocoons, lenticular images, cat hair, and reflector beads.

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Sweeping Visit By The Specters Of Tears And Learning Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 44" x 42 1/2" Materials: paper, hot glue, acrylic paint, automotive paint, clay, glitter glue, polyester, computer mouse, motor, silver leaf, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, dried tangerine, vending machine egg, pigment, plywood.

Sweeping Visit By The Specters Of Tears And Learning Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 44" x 42 1/2" Materials: paper, hot glue, acrylic paint, automotive paint, clay, glitter glue, polyester, computer mouse, motor, silver leaf, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, dried tangerine, vending machine egg, pigment, plywood.

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Tall Grass Field
Tall Grass Field

Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 30" x 39" Materials: paper, tangerines, rocks, baby shoe cushions, silicone, botanicals, electronic parts, pigment, wax, acrylic paint, EAP wires, peacock feathers, oil paint, linen, head phones, and plywood.

Tall Grass Field
Tall Grass Field

Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 30" x 39" Materials: paper, tangerines, rocks, baby shoe cushions, silicone, botanicals, electronic parts, pigment, wax, acrylic paint, EAP wires, peacock feathers, oil paint, linen, head phones, and plywood.

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Mediated Meditation
Mediated Meditation

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 62" x 45" Materials: paper, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, pigment, 3D printed objects, hot glue, vinyl, moth cocoons, butterfly cocoons, lenticular images, cat hair, and holographic stickers, printed images, plastic leaf ornaments, cheese grater.

Mediated Meditation
Mediated Meditation

Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 62" x 45" Materials: paper, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, pigment, 3D printed objects, hot glue, vinyl, moth cocoons, butterfly cocoons, lenticular images, cat hair, and holographic stickers, printed images, plastic leaf ornaments, cheese grater.

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