Public Art Mosaic Unveiling

Public Art Mosaic Unveiling

“Feels Like Home” was installed by the Ithaca Department of Public Works and wrapped in a big blue plastic tarp for the unveiling. It only took them a few hours to hang all 6 panels in their stainless steel frame. JJ and I were on hand during the whole...
Plant Mosaics

Plant Mosaics

Please join the Van Etten Elementary School community to celebrate the completion and installation of these two mosaic benches depicting the life cycle of plants. They were made possible in part by a grant from the New York State Council for the Arts, administered...
Community Help Grouting Public Art Mosaic

Community Help Grouting Public Art Mosaic

Thank you “Ithaca is Community” volunteers! A city wide day of volunteering was inaugurated this year by Ithaca’s new mayor, Svante Myrick, on a rainy Earth Day. On the Commons, in Ithaca, a fantastic team of  volunteers gathered and helped me grout...
Native Plant Life

Native Plant Life

This year I won a Crossroads grant to create a tile mosaic and work with Robert Salvato, a skilled wood working artist to create a bench for a public park in Erin, NY. Below are some images from my process of making it.  It is now complete and about to be installed....

Tree of Life

I have a friend who makes maple syrup from the trees on her land. Recently, she had a baby girl. She asked me if I would make a wall hanging in black and white of a tree to hang over her daughter’s bed. I have heard that the high contrast between black and white...