YouTube Video of my opuntia cactus commission

My neighbor and dear friend Debra Lee Baldwin- succulent expert, author, photojournalist, and videographer just posted a video of an interview she did with me about my newest sculpture. It's an opuntia cactus. She did such a beautiful job and…

Totems at the Austin Mosaic School

Last September's class at the Austin Mosaic School, September 28-30, was a huge success and I am so happy I have been invited back to teach again May 17-19, 2019. The project this year will be constructing a totem. I created the totem…

Amazingly Beautiful Mosaic Benches

  My first mosaic bench class was a huge success! It was a big project and many of the students' designs were very complex with regard to cutting the glass. The completed benches were stunning and everyone was so happy with their results.…

Mandalas at the Center for Creative Renewal

On April 21, & 22, I taught a class for creating mandalas at the Center for Creative Renewal in Encinitas. The owner, Ellen Speert, has lived here for almost forty years. She and her husband have lovingly poured their hearts into creating…

A Magical Week at Hacienda Mosaico in Puerto Vallarta

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  I have just returned from a magical week at Hacienda Mosaico in Puerto Vallarta. This walled paradise of art is owned and operated by Sam Leonard. She and her husband, Xenophon, are the most gracious hosts and provided everything…

Mosaic Mandalas- My Current Obsession

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I have enjoyed creating several mandalas over the last year and a half as well as teaching classes so that others could create and enjoy them also. I love the circle form, the symmetrical nature, and of course how I get to play with color. I…

My History in Tempered Glass Mosaics

Until 2004, I worked exclusively in clay. While attending a week long architectural ceramics class, I met a woman who was going to the Society of American Mosaic Artists' Conference in San Francisco that year. She invited me to come, and on…

Sculptural 3D Mosaic Flowers

  The weekend of August 4-6 was my first 3D Sculptural Mosaic class. I wanted to share some photos of the work done that weekend. The project was not meant to be completed in the two and half days, so some students took their projects…

A Passion for Dragonflies

A couple months ago I was so excited to unexpectedly get an email from a couple who live in Davis, CA. They had purchased two different pieces from me about ten years ago when I was living in northern California. Both were wall pieces of dragonflies…