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About the Artist

Glass is a superbly moldable material. I play with its ability to delight the eye through light refraction and captured motion. Formerly molten, it holds on to that character even after it's frozen into the form I've given it.
Contemplations on architecture is my starting point, reinterpreting form and detail, from Classical Greek through 20th century Art Deco. Working directly and intuitively, I design and build complex graphite molds to cast or press imagery and structure into the glass. Each segment is individually cast, blown, cut, and polished. The smoothness of the exposed interior surface contrasts with the deeply textured cast exterior, creating multiple views into the form. Each composition is a play on positive/negative space, shadow, and light. The metal structures frame the composition and allow light to bounce through the array. They are custom fabricated under my supervision and to my specifications. I complete the final assembly of each one-of-a-kind work. I also show a complementary series of limited production vessels. Lives and works in Cleveland, OH. 

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Selected Works

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Winnows and Waves
An architectural tableau of fractal patterns referencing the marking of time. Mold blown, cast, cut, and polished glass set into a brushed and anodized aluminum and stainless steel armature.
28" x 7" x 3"
2019

Quarry Pond
Sculptural vessel formed by blowing glass into a one-off graphite mold, then cut, faceted and polished.
9" x 4" x 10"
2019

Building Skyward III
A curtain wall of individually mold-formed blown glass sections that are cut and fitted together within the anodized aluminum armature and stainless steel. Referencing historic architectural detail and contemporary building systems.
12" x 34" x 3"
2018

Winnows and Waves
An architectural tableau of fractal patterns referencing the marking of time. Mold blown, cast, cut, and polished glass set into a brushed and anodized aluminum and stainless steel armature.
28" x 7" x 3"
2019

Quarry Pond
Sculptural vessel formed by blowing glass into a one-off graphite mold, then cut, faceted and polished.
9" x 4" x 10"
2019

Building Skyward III
A curtain wall of individually mold-formed blown glass sections that are cut and fitted together within the anodized aluminum armature and stainless steel. Referencing historic architectural detail and contemporary building systems.
12" x 34" x 3"
2018

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