Today’s SAMA Featured Member is Kate Hanley who has been a member since 2017.
Kate writes: Sculptural mosaic art provides a medium through which I design works that create a new way of seeing natural objects and their beauty. My appreciation of the untamed world is captured through the raw beauty of unaltered animal skulls as the scaffold for my art. The lack of symmetry in the skulls allows for shifting designs from one side to the other. Integrating nontraditional elements provides a unique voice for the animal that is at the heart of the piece. Elements may include beads, stained glass, natural stones ceramics, buttons, shells, vintage jewelry and other decorative objects.