Natural Bits

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This winter, I will be working with tiny natural stones to create a new, albeit limited, palette for some small scale interpretive works. Hey, “limitations are creative”, so let’s see what comes of it!

Mimi

A memorial mural for the late beloved feline companion, Mimi.
A memorial mural for the late beloved feline companion, Mimi.

Medium: over 8,000 vitreous glass tiles set by hand with mortar, grout and wood

Size: 36″ x 36″ x 2″

Weight: approximately 50 lbs., hung with a French cleat

Completed: 2015

Location: private collection (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Mimi (detail)
Mimi (detail)
Mimi_in_progress
IN PROGRESS: Portions of the Mimi mural being inspected for quality assurance, accuracy and production schedule conformance by the construction foreman on duty.