Recent Work (2014-present)

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Sky Aflame (2016)

This stained glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece features a large sunset on a painted antique, re-purposed window sash. Several hundred (500+) hand-cut stained glass pieces form the sky, featuring multiple types of Uroboros & Youghiogheny mottled art glass for the rays, and transparent smalti sprinkled throughout the design (reds, oranges and yellows). The sun itself is cut from a Uroboros "heads & tails" glass piece. Hooks have been installed on the top of the window so that the art piece can be hung upon purchase. Dimensions: Height 28” x Width 34" x Depth 2”
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Minnesota Northern Lights (2016)

This design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece, featuring a night-time view of the Minnesota Northern Lights in a natural wood frame. Several hundred (500+) hand-cut stained glass pieces form the sky and evergreen trees. all cut from high quality Uroboros mottled art glass. Four different types of Uroboros glass were used for the tree foliage, three types of glass were used for the aurora borealis and a dark blue mottle glass was used for the night sky. Dimensions: Height 29” x Width 23" x Depth 3/4
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Sunrise Over Mountains (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). This art piece features a sun rising over a mountain range on an antique, re-purposed window sash. Several hundred (500+) multi-size stained glass squares form the sky, and the mountains have been cut to shape. Several types of high-quality Uroboros glass have been used in creating the design. Hooks have been installed on the top of the window so that the art piece can be hung upon purchase. Dimensions: Width 34” x Height 28” x Depth 2”
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Geometric Sunrise (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece, I carefully placed 200+ hand cut squares and rectangles to create a geometrically-inspired sunrise (yellow center, with yellow, orange and red shapes spreading in to the blue sky). Dimensions: Height 19" x Width 62 1/2" x Depth 1"
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Idaho Wedding (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece, commissioned as a gift for a newly married couple commemorating their outdoor wedding in Idaho. The finished piece features the couple's wedding site (see inspiration photo in gallery). Process: I design, and create, all of my own design pieces, so each artwork is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been cut by me. Only the highest quality glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if preferred). Dimensions: H16" x W20" x D1" *SOLD
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Nature's Peacock (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece you have a large tree with circular foliage that evokes an image of an upside-down peacock tail. The tree trunk and branches are realistic, but the foliage is fantasy. Step into this design and surround yourself with the beauty of nature. Unique piece highlights: 100+ hand-cut stained glass circles. Dimensions: Width 20" x Height 28" X Depth 1" *SOLD
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A Forest of Nature's Peacocks (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece is a forest of trees with circular leaf highlights. The tree trunk and branches are realistic, but the foliage is fantasy, evoking an image of an upside-down peacock. Step into this design and surround yourself with the beauty of nature. Unique piece highlights: Over 100+ hand cut circles, 3D aspect formed from two layers of green circles/foliage. Dimensions: Width 27" x Height 18" x Depth 1"
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Sunrise in Four-Paned Window (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). This art piece features a close-up sunrise, highlighting the high-quality glass (Uroboros Mottled Ring glass) used in the design. The art glass itself is a much a feature of this piece as the overall design. Several hundred (500+) multi-size stained glass squares form the sun and the sky. Dimensions: Width 20” x Height 25” x Depth 1”
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Bright Spring Blooms (2015)

The design is a glass on glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece you have a large garden of red, orange, yellow and white flowers. Particular to this design is my use of semi-precious gemstones as flower centers, including both agate slices and dragon veins cabochons. Two of the larger flowers incorporate antique glass rondels into their designs. The frame is a new cabinet door in high quality maple wood. The piece comes ready-to-hang, with eye rings inserted in the frame and a hanging chain attached. It can be hung both vertically or horizontally. Dimensions: H29" x W17" x D1"
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Sun Dappled Pond in Forest (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece I wanted to create a stained glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic that complimented a similar design that I had created in quilt form years earlier (quilt displayed after mosaic photos). The design is meant to invoke the feeling one has while being immersed in the light of a sun-dappled forest. I wanted something similar to my quilt, but not an exact copy. Therefore, similar colors were used, and similar geometric lines. Unique piece highlights: Over 100+ hand cut squares and rectangles; hundreds of hand-cut small lines. Dimensions: Height 28" x Width 28" x Depth 2"
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Peaceful Ocean Water

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). This art piece focuses on the beautiful light blue, dark blue, turquoise and sea green colors of the Caribbean ocean. The design is a close-up of ocean water, lending an air of relaxation and calm to the viewer. Step into this design and surround yourself with the beauty of nature. Unique piece highlights: several hundred small hand cut squares. Dimensions: Width 24 1/4″ x Height 23 1/2″ x Depth 1″
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Caribbean Island Serenity

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). This art piece focuses on the beautiful light blue, dark blue, turquoise and sea green colors of the Caribbean ocean. The design is a close-up of a small Caribbean island surrounded by ocean water, lending an air of relaxation and calm to the viewer. Step into this design and surround yourself with the beauty of nature. Unique piece highlights: several hundred small hand cut squares. Dimensions: Width 16″ x Height 30″ x Depth 1″
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Fall's Canopy (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece you’re under a canopy of fall-colored leaves, looking up at the sky while lying under a tree. Glimpses of a blue sky peek through the leaves, with sunshine and brightness surrounding you. Step into this design and surround yourself with the beauty of autumn's colors. Unique piece highlights: Hundreds of hand-cut stained glass triangles, 3D aspect (two layers of red, yellow and orange triangle/leaves). Dimensions: Width 17" x Height 21" x Depth 1" *SOLD
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Nature's Canopy (2015)

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). In this art piece you’re under a canopy of leaves, looking up at the sky while lying under a tree. Glimpses of a blue sky peek through the leaves, with sunshine and brightness surrounding you. Step into this design and surround yourself with the beauty of nature. Unique piece highlights: Hundreds of hand-cut stained glass triangles, 3D aspect (two layers of green triangle/leaves). Dimensions: Width 17" x Height 21" x Depth 1" *SOLD
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Sunrise in Tree's Heart (2015)

I designed this piece due to my love of both trees and sunrises. The design features a tree with a variety of green leaves, where the center branches form a heart shape around the sun. There is a second layer of leaves on top of the completed mosaic piece, giving the tree a 3D quality. Behind the tree the sun is rising, creating a sky of red, oranges and yellows. The sun itself is an antique stained glass gem. Adding a bit of whimsy, there is a swing hanging from the tree's lower branches. Process: All of the stained glass pieces have been cut by hand, glued to the glass with high-quality glue and then grouted. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). Dimensions: H13" x W13" x D1"
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Baobab Resting at Sunset (2015)

I designed this piece due to my love of both trees and sunrises. The design features a baobab tree with a variety of green leaves, where the foliage forms a heart shape. There is a second layer of leaves on top of the completed mosaic piece, giving the tree a 3D quality. Behind the tree the sun is rising, creating a sky of red, oranges and yellows. The sun itself is a dragon veins agate bead, a semi precious gemstone. Process: All of the stained glass pieces have been cut by hand, glued to the glass with high-quality glue and then grouted. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). Dimensions: H11" x W9" x D1" *SOLD
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Bonsai Bathed in Moonlight (2015)

I visited Japan several years ago and fell in love with Japanese culture. I think the bonsai tree is such a beautiful symbol of Japan, so I made this design with "all things Japan" in mind. Featured in this design is a wind-blown bonsai tree in the moonlight. The wind's movement is reflected in the sky's design. Process: All of the stained glass pieces have been cut by hand, glued to the glass with high-quality glue and then grouted. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). Dimensions: H9" x W7" x D1" *SOLD
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Handmade Stained Glass Mosaic Lanterns (2014-2015)

Handmade stained glass mosaic lanterns. Stained glass tiles are all hand cut, glued, placed and pieces are hand grouted. Concept is inspired by the lanterns found in the grand bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey. Materials: -Material of lantern is metal. *Tile/glass colors and patterns can be customized. **Lantern is beautiful both in sunlight and lit from within by candle at night. The lantern's stained glass design has been covered by a sealant, so all lanterns can be displayed both outside (i.e. on a porch or hung on a shepherd hook) and inside (i.e. displayed on a tabletop).
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Blue Garden Skylight (2014)

The design is a glass on glass (GOG) mosaic art piece, commissioned for a private home's skylight. Highlights include semi-precious gemstones, including both agate slices and dragon veins cabochons in the centers of the flowers. Process: I design, and create, all of my own design pieces, so each piece is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been cut by me. Only the highest quality glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). I've also covered the piece in high gloss varnish to provide a more professional, shiny look. Dimensions: H19" x W19" x D1" *SOLD
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Large Bonsai Tree at Sunset (2014)

This stained glass piece is sure to brighten up any window in your house with its sunset tableau. Highlights include dragon veins agate slices for the tree greenery and a yellow agate slice for the sun. All of the stained glass pieces have been cut by hand, glued to the glass with high-quality glue and then grouted. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). Dimensions: H17" x W15" x D1" *SOLD
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Day of the Dead Skeleton Butterfly (2014)

Commissioned design. Highlights include stained glass, seed beads and glass beads. Requested components to include in the design were Day of the Dead skulls, daisies and ladybugs. Dimensions: H13" x W13" x D1" *SOLD
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Tree of Hearts

This piece was designed with Valentine's Day in mind, where we can all appreciate the idea of hearts growing on trees. It's also a beautiful POP of COLOR during the winter season. All of the stained glass pieces have been cut by hand, glued to the glass with high-quality glue and then grouted. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). This particular design includes semiprecious gemstones - each of the hearts is a dragon veins agate. A sawtooth hanger is attached to the back of the frame for hanging, and a window suction cup holder is also included. Dimensions: Width 11 1/4" x Height 9 1/4" x Depth 1"
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Sunset Over Water

The design is a glass-on-glass (GOG) mosaic art piece. I design, and create, all of my own mosaic pieces, so each design is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glass pieces have been hand cut by me. Only the highest quality stained glass is used. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). What is more beautiful than sunset colors reflecting over water? This design features a sun setting over the ocean. The sun is a semi-precious agate slice. Dimensions: Width 9" x Height 11" x Depth 1"
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Tree of My Heart

This piece was designed with Valentine's Day in mind. The design features a tree with red, pink and white leaves, where the foliage forms a heart shape. There is a second layer of leaves on top of the completed mosaic piece, giving the tree a 3D quality. Several leaves are also featured falling from the tree. This is a beautiful art piece to either enjoy yourself, or to give to a friend/spouse/family member as a sign of love. Process: All of the stained glass pieces have been cut by hand, glued to the glass with high-quality glue and then grouted. Everything is then sprayed with a sealant to protect the glass and grout from wear and tear (and allowing the piece to be displayed outside if you prefer). A sawtooth hanger is attached to the back of the frame for hanging, and a window suction cup holder is also included. Dimensions: Width 6 3/4" x Height 13" x Depth 1" *SOLD

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