Mosaic is a medium that never ceases to amaze me. Just when I think I have the measure of it or it can’t possibly hold any more, some amazing new facet reveals itself. I don’t think there is another medium like it. From that simple cube, generating pattern which is open and accessible to anyone, ..
“Why do I express myself in mosaic?” The short answer is surface quality. I came to mosaic as mixed media sculptor. I wanted to add color to the surface of objects but was uninterested in the application of paint. I work in mixed media sculpture to invite a tactile experience, and the materials I use ..
I mosaic because I can’t fly. I mosaic to keep my head down. I mosaic because of a promise I made. I mosaic to keep in tune. I mosaic to keep in time. I mosaic in order to not mosaic. I mosaic to please the stone. I mosaic because sometimes I lie awake in the ..
I was never a painter; brushes and paint never called to me. Pastels have appeal, but only to flesh out my color schemes for a composition. I think I gravitated to mosaic because the medium seemed to fit well with my graphic design background. When I discovered the myriad choices of materials that one can use ..
In the last 7 years I have been creating mosaics mostly in Italian glass. The uniqueness of the medium and the distinct method required to successfully complete a mosaic are the characteristics of mosaic art that appeal to me greatly. The process—the vivid portrayal of a subject using vibrant colours that are emotive though laid ..
Formerly a painter, in love with texture, I began adding objects to my canvases. Now working in mosaic art, I do the reverse, sometimes adding a little paint to my mosaics. I work intuitively, so the process is never too preplanned. I love building dimension with a broad variety of materials, and many times a ..
Have you ever been obsessed when working on a jigsaw puzzle? Have you ever been seduced by jewel-like colors, stones on the beach, materials natural and man-made? Do you get deep satisfaction when occupied with physical involvement in your work? Do you like surprises? Do you like to solve problems creatively? With all that energy, ..
“Why do I express myself in mosaic?” This is a question I often ask myself as I wade through some of the more elaborate works I set out to create. Watching painters and print media practitioners, I often feel slightly jealous at the ease of their production in comparison to mine. But then, I am ..