Chained Heart

Chained Heart 2019 Cast Glass on oil painting. Canvas covered wood board. I use glass as a material to create meaningful works of art. Love is very complex, so many strings. I toyed with the idea of heartstrings. expressing all the attachments in our lives. I experimented sculpting clay strings envisioning how to portray connections.…

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds 2019 10 by 8 Inches One of the most interesting visitors to my feeders are hummingbirds. Nature creates many unique creatures each with a purpose for the planet. I am amazed how they return around the same time each year using their internal clocks. Even before I put out my feeder in the spring…

Pearl Fryar Portrait

Pearl Fryar Portrait Commission Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Massachusetts 2019 36 by 28 Inches I was thrilled to receive the opportunity and commission to create a portrait of Pearl Fryar topiary master. I decided to approach my first oil portrait having cast glass as Pearl would, –with enthusiasm, and determination as Pearl say’s to “write…

The Road

The Road 2012 14 by 16 Inches Glass elements surround the painting I think about our movements on earth and all creatures that move above us in the sky. As we are all running and moving, birds are always flying above.   In my painting the road curves off into the unknown, one part of the…

Over My Heart

Over My Heart 2019 A necklace made of three Pate de Verre glass hearts, two having the impressed and painted words LOVE. All having milifiori glass canes. One with a flameworked ladybug. The necklace having sterling silver paperclip design links with a sterling leaf closure. The necklace is to be worn over the heart to…

Breathe

Breathe 2019 2 1/4 inches long Part of the “Words Matter” series, Breathing is an important part of the Yoga practice and in our life today we are all holding our breaths way too long. The Breathe necklace reminds us, and those who see it to take a moment to pause and breathe. Sometimes a…

Knit Heart

Knit Heart 2019 2 inches across Knitting has always been popular. I especially love the idea of making blankets, gloves and scarves. Things that keep people warm. I always feel loved when someone gives me something they knitted to keep me warm. I was trying to create a necklace using Pate de Verre cast glass…