Tag: erotica

Stained Glass. Who knew kitsch could be so rude?

I find the stained glass technique to be the most effective medium for expressing my ideas. It is an art form and process laden with traditional associations- churches, kitsch and hobby art – and is therefore ripe for distortion. My work is largely inspired…

Seed Pod Commission!

Seed Pod Commission

This commission was for a woman in Ann Arbor, MI. She sent me images of seed pods from Northern Michigan, where she spent time as a child and continues to visit. She wanted the seed pods to be the subject for the window. She…

Burning Man Adventurers!

September 2016 The last time I went to Burning Man was in 2002. I went with my close friend Anna Erlewine. We drove there from Wisconsin. We swam in rivers. We ate ramen. We thought we saw a mountain lion. We spent 10 days…

Donna Karan- Urban Zen- Jewelry Display Cases

August 2016 I made these jewelry display cases for Donna Karan’s Urban Zen store in Hollywood. I used brass framing which I changed black with a patina. They are simple, strong and earthy stylish. They are not my design, but I am still excited…

Nightclub in Brooklyn showcases Erotica and Goddess Stained Glass

chandelier

In 2006, I lived in New York. I had the great opportunity to build a commission for Deity Nightclub in Brooklyn. They wanted goddesses with an element of erotica. The windows were 4 feet by 6 feet and there were 6 of them. The owners…

Abandoned Building

This window was installed in a burnt-out and abandoned building in Portland, OR in 2008. I used some of the salvaged glass from the burnt out building. The glass was melted by the fire, covered in graffiti, and broken. I also used french mouth…

T.V.

May 2016 I found this t.v. on the side of the street in Brooklyn, NY. It was gross. But it was the exact look I had been keeping an eye out for, so it was worth cleaning. The pattern on the t.v. is your…

Hawk!

This red tail hawk window is a memory from my time in NY. I was walking down a small dirt path in Prospect Park, when a huge red tail hawk swooped over my head carrying a beefy rat in its talons. It was a…