River Seasons

River seasons

While the client and I talked in the studio, I started sketching out her ideas on a piece of brown packing paper lying on the workbench. As she talked about the concept of time and seasons changing and how a river flows through life carrying everything to and from somewhere, the images were forming in my head… Continue Reading

Birch Music

Birch Music

This piece was inspired by birch forest elements and images of birds on a wire. Especially the birds on the five power lines that someone (yes, I saw this on Facebook) actually made into a musical composition using the birds as the musical notes. The larger glass pieces act as compositional elements to balance the… Continue Reading

Tribute

Tribute

The tragedy of 9/11 has become a beautiful memorial. I regret that I was not able to see the site when I was in NYC, but was able to snag this image online. And I simply had to make a panel in remembrance with bevels lighting up the tower locations and a scattering of bevels… Continue Reading

Winter’s Glow

Winter's Glow

I love this image, and it has inspired a multitude of pieces in the years since I met Jean Accola and bought the print of “Norwegian Wood”. The print is actually a digital version that sliced the original watercolor in half and placed the pieces side-by-side to form a horizontal image – not that you… Continue Reading

The Meadow

The Meadow

This image is so simple. Green. Yet it just drew me in; I could feel the blades of grass tickling my feet and the sunshine on my face as I imagined walking in the meadow on a perfect early summer morning.