Origine

Origine, 42 inches by 36 inches Enameled painting on glass, photographs, black ink and oil paint on wood cradle board.   My collage “Origine” depicts an ancient story, deconstructed over time, as it assimilated into modern culture. The ancient fable of “Daphnis and Chloe” is retold in a timeline from top to base. Inspired by…

Into the Storm

Large scale cast glass 28 by 8 inches Birds live through all seasons, from warm summers to sub-zero winters. The cast glass wing explores through color and texture all weather cycles a bird survives in both sun and storm. Three small birds at center fly through all elements to emerge in clear weather. This is a story about…

Cigno

Hot formed glass encased and carved Since 1976 I created many hundreds of miniature flameworked swans based on this form.  I decided to enlarge the form and include hundreds of canes I designed and made.  The form conveys the floating feeling of a swan on a pond and speaks to my Italian heritage.

Eagle

“Eagle” Hot formed glass, encased, carved and painted. 8 inches I created “Eagle” at the Corning Museum of Glass Studio where I am an instructor. My roots are in hot glass sculpting. I like to revisit it at times and develop work that is hot sculpted as well as carved and painted. Hot glasswork is…