Ithaquatica!

Ithaquatica!

Ithaquatica! was our theme for 2017. Since Cayuga Lake is an integral part of Ithaca’s character and environment we decided to celebrate it, and all of it’s flora and fauna, in our final year of the project. We worked with the ScienCenter’s Young...
Richford, NY Community Mosaic Complete!

Richford, NY Community Mosaic Complete!

We finished grouting on September 11th. Using masonry stain, in our grout, added dramatically to the overall look of the work. I was pleased that our last day of work on the project was the 15 year anniversary of Sept. 11th, 2001, because creating art together is a...
Up-cycling colored glass

Up-cycling colored glass

I have been experimenting with melting glass onto my ceramic work. Here is a fun example! The base tile is a high fire ceramic sculpture with a Burdock leaf imprint on it. It has been glazed several times, but I was looking for further richness of color. I am pretty...
Kitchen Back-splash Project

Kitchen Back-splash Project

A woman recently contacted me to commission a mosaic back-splash for her kitchen. She already had red accents in her kitchen, so she chose a theme of red vegetables and fruit. Here are some shiny cherries, watermelon, radishes, peppers, tomatoes, and apples. (I made...
Spiral of Life

Spiral of Life

This summer, I decided to make an outdoor shower. This mosaic was soon to follow. The river rocks are smooth and pleasing to the touch, and their understated colors allow the green of the ceramic tile leaves to really stand out. These natural shapes, colors, and...