Rich the Chihuahua becomes your family once you bring him into your space, and he acts as a beacon of goodwill, good luck and people's innate goodness shining through. And stands to defend your home if Beetlejuice were ever to bring him to life!
Austyn draws from ancient and contemporary sources to create works of “folk-pop”. Somewhere between “hype” and “hope” the history of their creation is reflected in the material handling. The work provokes a curious humor that comes with resonation to the absurd and alienating experience of existing.