Posts Tagged Mosaic

Wall Update: New Growth

New leaves are taking form on the forget-me-not wall at Smither Park.  My wonderful assistant (Thanks Mom!!) and I braved the sun yesterday and made a lot of progress’; we chipped out a yellow petal in the duck flower and replaced it with a blue one, built up the area inside the cat plates with [...]

A Return to the Wall

After a few months off installing mosaic with Dixie and Mosaika, I’m back at Smither Park working on the forget-me-not wall. There are a few more flowers blooming and some leaves are finally sprouting. And I found a turtle to top it off! There is a crew of people helping every Saturday and everyone has [...]

Installing with Dixie

For the past 4 weeks I have been in the Woodlands, Texas helping install a mosaic by artist Dixie Friend Gay and fabricated by Mosaika. The wall is 40 feet high up a 3 story staircase in a brand new building for Sam Houston State University. I got new work boots for the job. You [...]

More Flowers on the Wall

These pictures are from a few weeks ago.  Huge thanks to everyone who came out to work on the swirl of continuity.  Looking forward to the new year and sharing all the progress!

A New Flower on the Wall

The big blue forget-me-not is almost complete and I started adding another forget-me-not composed of cat plates. I’ll add the fifth plate/petal to the flower, finish the big blue flower and hopefully add a few more flowers/leaves this weekend.  Dan Phillips and some other artists should be at the wall on Saturday as well.  Stop [...]

Wall Update

Some wall progress in October… the forget-me-not is really starting to bloom!  The evil eye was a gift from my recent trip to Turkey.  Somewhere along the way it fell and broke into three pieces making a prefect addition to the mosaic forget-me-not as my own memory in blue.

Wall Progress

Finally some progress on the wall at Smither Park! And now to the fun part…. The mosaic! Right now I’m just working in the giant forget-me-not flower. Slowly but surely it’s blooming!

Lewis Elementary School LION

Dixie and I finished the lion install at Lewis Elementary an HISD school located just north of Hobby Airport on Rockhill. We could not have done it with out the amazing Carlos from Mexico! Thanks Carlos!! Also a big thanks to Walker Molina Architects and Drymalla Construction for making the space happen. What an amazing [...]

Biggest Lion Ever!

On Tuesday Dixie and I started installing the biggest lion ever in a new elementary school here in Houston. Fabricated in Mexico, the mural is cut into manageable panels for installation. My favorite piece is the nose!