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…

Imoge Bird

Imoge Bird 2018 3 inches across I was thinking about the symbolism we use today when writing e-mails. The Imoge, and how I could work that idea into my jewelry. The first in this design, to be developed. I called the design  “Imoge Bird”, because it has milifiori canes which often have symbols in them.…