Baby in Need of Boaters

Baby in Need of Boaters

Coni Minneci
Photo transfer on gessoed shower curtain mounted on wooden panel, vintage diaper pin.
10 x 10 inches (L x W)
Honoring Mary Donovan, inventor of first plastic diaper pants, ( initially made from a shower curtain) , calling them “Boaters.”

Enchantress of Numbers

Enchantress of Numbers

Coni Minneci
Oil on Masonite panel, found objects.
8 x 12 x 2 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Ada Lovelace, daughter of poet Lord Byron, considered 1st computer programmer, 1843.

First to be Effective

First to be Effective

Coni Minneci
Acrylic paint, oil paint, pencil on panel, wide shield wiper.
19 x 9 x 1 inches (L x W x D)

Her Cloudy Liquid Result

Her Cloudy Liquid Result

Coni Minneci
Oil paints, pencil , on gessoed Kevlar, mounted on wooden panel, bullet casings.
10 x 12 x 2 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar, bulletproof fabric. This is the first bulletproof artwork!

Must Have

Must Have

Coni Minneci
Oil on panel, photo transfer.
8 x 8 x 1 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Josephine Cochrane, inventor of the first dishwasher.

See Clear Again

See Clear Again

Coni Minneci
Oil paint on canvas, sheer fabric.
14 x 18 inches (L x W)
Honoring Dr. Patricia Bath, first African American female doctor to receive a patent for medical purposes. She invented the Laser Phoco Probe to dissolve cataracts in eyes quickly and painlessly using laser.

She Was Famous For Her Desserts

She Was Famous For Her Desserts

Coni Minneci
Acrylic gel liquid, flour, salt, baking soda, egg tempera paint with cocoa, turmeric, vanilla, pencil.
11 x 11 inches (L x W)
Ruth Graves Wakefield invented Tollhouse Cookie recipe. Art uses ingredients of the cookie.

She was Bored with Movies

She was Bored with Movies

Coni Minneci
Oil and pencil on panel
10 x 10 x 1 inches (L x W x D)
This painting honors Hedy Lamarr, inventor of a radio guidance system for allied torpedoes during WWII.

Single Land Tax

Single Land Tax

Coni Minneci
Oil on four panels
8 x 8 x 1 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Liz Magie, inventor of Landlords Game, exposing the evils of monopoly.

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Coni Minneci
Oil painting mounted in wooden box, mini toy bed, fabric, sculpture.
5 x 10 x 7 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Sarah E. Goode, first African American to receive a U.S. patent. She invented a roll top desk that opened up into a bed for guests to sleep.

Teenager from New Zealand

Teenager from New Zealand

Coni Minneci
Oil on panel
10 x 10 x 1 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Alya Hutchinson, a teenager who invented Kindling Kracker, a log splitting device that’s sold worldwide.

The White Stuff

The White Stuff

Coni Minneci
Liquid Paper, tempera paints, typewriter ribbon, on panel
8 x 8 x 2 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Bette Graham Nesmith, inventor of Liquid Paper, a correction fluid for typewritten text.

To Feel Safe #1

To Feel Safe #1

Coni Minneci
Oil painting mounted in wooden wooden box, mini spy camera. Pencil.
17 x 9 x 3 inches (L x W x D)
Honoring Maria Van Brittain Brown, inventor of first home security system in 1966.

Where There is Darkness, Let There be LuminAID.

Where There is Darkness, Let There be LuminAID.

Coni Minneci
Oil paint on panel.
10 x 10 inches (L x W)
Graduate Students at Columbia U. Anna Stork and Andrea Srechta invented an inflatable, waterproof and solar powered light and phone charger.