Glass and metal surround us, they are both hard and inflexible, but with the application of heat, flame or force can yield to the hand that guides tools. I enjoy the challenge and serendipitous results that arise as I make use of the resulting chaos and structure to create these works.
Most of my pieces begin with no specific plan in mind, but come from the visual queues I get as I survey the materials I’ve chosen to work with. Working with a given material lends direction as I consider what may happen to it with heat, raw flame, or application of glass and combining other materials and objects to add color and texture.
Copper Enamel Clocks -
All things in life are measured, none more than time. Analog clocks represents stationary and movement standpoints in our lives. A Minute hands seem to stand frozen if glanced at, but do ever so perceptively moves forward if watched closely. By representing the clock-as-art, I present these works to capture the eye and encourage one to examine the moments by which we live.
Below are current and past multimedia pieces clocks The copper enamel works are also referred to as a "vitreous enamel" techique . I am facinated by the results of this medium as lighting and the background will interplay with colors in the pieces.
"Sygote" Vitreous Enamel on Copper Panels 27"x18" (Available)
"Eclipsing I" 15" Clock Face - Vitreous Enamel on Copper 48"H Sold
"After The Fire" Copper/Vitreous Enamel on oak panel 27"x11" (Available)
"23 Origin" Vitreous Enamel on Copper panels and circle 36"x20" (available)
"Reflection" 15" clock face - Vitreous Enamel on Copper 37"H sold
"Eclipsing II " 15" clock face - VItreous Enamel on Copper 42"H sold
"Luna Dream" Vitreous Enamel on Copper 36"x13" (sold)
"Art Deco" Sold
"Sir Doyle" Vitreous Enamel on Copper and Wood Panel 21"x11" (available)