Wine bottles are often the witness to many good times and laughter with family and friends. Now you can tile your space with remnants from these past parties and gatherings. I am working on finishing up two bottle tile backsplashes for residential kitchens and hope to have more photos to share soon but here is [...]
I entered a design in the Art of Patron contest where fans were challenged to create a piece of art using the Patron bottle as their inspiration. My design made it to the semifinal stage and then to the finalist round! HERE IS MY DESIGN :: Elevated Shards Elegant yet earthy this footed bowl elevates [...]
I am honored that my design “Ice & Snow” was chosen to be part of the upcoming Winter Mosaic installation in Highland Park, IL. The selected designs for the 3′ x 5′ panels will be prominently displayed in landscaped islands along the Central Avenue Shopping District in Downtown Highland Park, IL from January 15 until May, 2013. [...]
It’s that time of year again! Soon enough coats will be required and shopping adventures await. I am so excited to be at One of a kind Chicago again this year with a bigger booth and more designs made for giving during the holidays. The show is always the first weekend of December. Find bentbottle [...]
My upcycled glass decanter has been included in the August | September issue of American Craft Magazine in the “Goods For Your Life” section. A truly unique gift or accessory for mixologists and glass collectors alike, this decanter is not only an eye-catching conversation piece for the bar but also 100% recycled and eco-chic! Bombay [...]
Patch.com art critic and columnist, Ken Reif interviewed me for his weekly column. Here is a brief excerpt: “Nature to me is sacred and has the power to not only sustain human existence but inspire works of art. When I see wastefulness, pollution, oil spills, landfills, and littering, I feel sick with anger. I didn’t always have [...]
“Incantations” Dichroic Mosaic Panels, 2007 in the collection of Rene Di Rosa, Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA I am working with these same materials again in the Idea Box at the Oak Park Public Library through June 16, 2012.
It’s finished and on display in downtown Highland Park! Here is a video compilation of shots taken during the process of creating my glass mosaic mushroom for Highland Park’s Magic Garden Walk. All the finished works will be up for auction in August 2012. You can own it! Visit the website for more details. HP Art [...]