Mosaic Speaks Many Languages

Here is my mosaic dog Lucky, during his 2 year stay in Hood River for the BIG ARTS Walking Tour. He made many new friends, including this black lab, Dufur.
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West Tualatin View- Home of the All-Stars

Worked with the entire school to make three large, 3D stars to fill the hallway of the school. This is the largest one, coming in with a 7 foot circumference. Included in the design are the 10 character attributes that make this an IB school.Photo Feb 15

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January Surprise

Can you believe that Portland got 14 inches of snow?!  I’m so glad my garden mosaics can pass that test.
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New Fountain

Put together this fountain with a variety of materials to get the most water action. The water flows through the smelt glass horizon, down the stained glass river and around the fused glass fish.FullSizeRender 3

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Chapel in the Woods

Here is a view of our mosaic at the Grotto in Portland. We have installed two smalti mosaic panels, and they will be blessed by Catholic priests on Oct 29 at 3 pm. We are expecting big crowds and, well a little rain. But the Lady will be shining in the house.
Artists: Mark Brody and Hector Hernandez

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Guadalupe- Panel 2

On a very wet day, we took the 2nd panel out of the studio to see it in the light! All the glorious golds shine in the cloudy daylight. It’s only half the size of the large main panel.  Title: Miracle of the Roses.  We’re ready for installation next week!

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The Miracle of Roses

Here is a sample of the roses that I will be placing in the Virgin of Guadalupe install at the Portland Grotto. It is one of maybe 20 roses that will be in two different panels. Doing this traditional style of smalti mosaic has been a revelation for me!!Roses

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New Animal Portraits

It’s always fun to create a portrait of a family’s loved one. Here is one that is going on a garden stone. To get your own version, just go to my Contact page.Mena

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Guadalupe – Sneak Peak

Here is a look at what I am working on for the next 6 months! This is a wonderful commission I am creating with Hector Hernandez that will be installed at The Grotto sanctuary in Portland in late Oct. 2016. It’s one of 3 smalti mosaic panels. Amazing!!early Guadalupe

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Pebble Mosaics @ the LanSu Chinese Gardens

I will have my original pebble mosaics for sale at the Chinese Garden this summer. They will make a great addition to your own garden!  Contact the garden’s gift store for more information. 503 228-8131

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