Slow art

I glue hundreds and hundred of beads made of clay and crystal on the pieces I create. One by one, the beads are delicately placed on the object with a toothpick. Slowly, very slowly the beads form the colored surfaces that form a part of the personality of each piece. Yep, it takes way too … Continue reading Slow art

Beyond beauty

Art pieces seek to transmit a message to the viewer. Whether it is a canvas, a sculpture or a delicate quilting patchwork, they are all willfully elaborated by their creator to share a message. Sometimes, in the art world, it is just beauty that is intended to be transmitted. I believe beauty is an essential … Continue reading Beyond beauty

Birdies

Humans have had a relationship with birds since the dawn of man. They have been featured in art since prehistoric times and hold a prominent part in folklore, religion and culture as well as in daily life. I believe most of us have a relationship to birds – a happy one. Nevertheless, our climate is changing … Continue reading Birdies

Hybrids

These two reptiles; a chameleon and a gecko, are hybrids, creations inspired by the mexican tradition of  making alebrijes. The alebrijes are usually imaginary creatures made by combining the different physiognomic elements of different animals into one creature. The results are very often astonishing. The imaginary creature becomes real. The chameleon Hikuri Roshgadol, in green, blue and … Continue reading Hybrids