Society of American Mosaic Artists
Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen
Tri-State Arts Association
I am a vascular neurologist by training. Medicine was my calling. I graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine in 2000, but mosaic art is my passion. I started doing mosaics in 2000 after graduating medical school. Art gives me an outlet. It allows me to take the stress and pain of the day and express it in a very relaxing healthy way.
My mosaics are all original designs. Hand made from stained glass, vitreous tiles, mirror, beads, broken dishes, basically anything I can break to create shape and texture. Each piece is hand cut and placed with care. I started working in mosaics with basic mirrors and photo frames, dishes, but now my joy is in creating large wall hangings that light up a room.
I like to make beautiful things. I am inspired by glass. The richness of color, the way that glass reflects light and the textures you can create bring me much joy.
"The Storm" - inspired by the nightmare that has been COVID. Dedicated to all of the souls lost to this terrible pandemic. 24'X24", stained glass, vitreous tile, beads and glass pebbles on wood substrate.
This piece has been juried and accepted into the Pandemic Portraiture exhibit at the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics in Chicago, Oct 1. 2021 - Jan. 8, 2022
"Summer On My Mind " - 24" x 24 " made from broken dishes, tile, beads, stained glass and mirror.
This piece and several others have been juried and accepted into the Artist's Corner Exhibit at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center in Ashland, KY. Show will run from Nov 9th through December 31st, 2021.