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PLASTI-shimi

Lately I have been working with plastics in my glass studio. What led me to the decision to branch out and work with other raw materials from the waste stream was the experience of creating my sculpture Message in a Bottle. Working with single use containers and collecting them for many months underscored not only the volume of material thrown away and not recycled but […]


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One of a Kind Chicago

After four years of being an exhibitor at One of a Kind Chicago, I am taking a break this year. This coming week I will certainly miss the excitement of setting up my booth and talking with fellow artists and customers. Its especially great to have repeat shoppers visit each year to add to their collection or buy gifts for friends. There is so much […]


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Chicago Tree Project Sculpture: Message in a Bottle

As an artist and environmentalist I am interested in projects that bring attention to the tenuous balance between the natural world and ever increasing human consumption and destruction of those resources we depend on. My work has lately been focused on elevating everyday discarded glass bottles into functional art objects that infiltrate our daily lives and serve as a reminder that everyone has a part […]


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SCULPTURE 2015

I have had many opportunities to show my sculpture work both big and small, indoors and out this year  


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ART @ One Earth Film Festival

  One Earth Film Festival has teamed up local artists and businesses to show love to their mother… Earth that is. In a special Valentine’s Day inspired art tour in Oak Park, #LoveOneEarth features work  primarily made from found objects and reclaimed materials The exhibit culminates with the One Earth Film Festival screening of “Angel Azul”, a documentary featuring artist Jason DeCaires Taylor’s sculptures submerged in the sea to stand-in as artificial coral […]


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Art of Patron

Elegant yet earthy this footed bowl elevates shards to a new level. Created with two Patron bottles, one large frosted bottle was broken and fired back together to form an organic shaped bowl, a smaller bottle was trimmed and bonded to the bowl to elevate it in an stylish way. My design “Elevated Shards” was selected as a finalist in Patron’s “Art of Patron” contest in […]