Author: Mira

Swirls of Cobalt Transport to Another World

When I was a kid, I loved The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. The drama was pretty good, but my favorite thing was the Wardrobe. The whole idea of stepping through a secret door to another world was intriguing and delightful. And I’ll admit, the idea intrigues me to this day. I still check closets for secret doors. (Sorry to report, none yet.) That’s why I’m so interested in creating portals to the beyond, like this one: Swirls of cobalt and teal promise the adventure of another place. Another time. The metallic silver throws reflections of yourself, just on the other side, looking back. It’s like you can see the shape of yourself in another dimension waiving, “C’mon over, it’s fantastic here.” This piece is 22″ in diameter. It’s permanently framed in a coordinating silver-toned frame. Available via ArtfulHome.

Syrah Vessel

This textural vessel is organic yet elegantly versatile with its rich coloration and metallic finish. The piece is created from reclaimed glass and finished in opaque oxblood burgundy and smoky black charcoal. This is a limited production design that measures 11″ in diameter and 3″ tall.

Finished Commission for Essex, Connecticut

This custom commission was for a builder/designer that specializes in rehabbing historical homes. Where most designers would have torn down the structure to build a cape cod, this designer chose to take on the challenge of renovating and showcasing how the home could fit in to the neighborhood. The designer was faced with the restoration and redesign of a 1945 midcentury modern/Frank Lloyd Wright prairie house. His aim was to keep the architecture in keeping with the home’s roots, while creating a modern and flowing interior. When he came to me to create the centerpiece of the living area, we discussed many concepts. In the end, we settled on the idea of creating a flowing piece that references the neighborhood’s proximity to the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound. We should bronze metallic highlights on the side edges of the triptych to flow into the space that was finished in a color called Natural Linen. The finished piece is the culmination of two months worth of studio work. The piece is composed of multiple layers …

15th Anniversary Salon Exhibition

I’m pleased to invite you to visit the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts’ 15th Anniversary Salon Exhibit. The Show will run from September 25th through December 18, 2021. Opening Reception: Saturday, 9/25, 6:30-8:30 Gallery Talk: Saturday, October 9, 12-1:30Special Event: Saturday, November 20, TBA Location: Tracy Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, 715 Central Avenue, Tracy, CA 95376, 209-831-6278 All events are free and open to the public. This celebratory, salon-style exhibition is a special event in recognition of the 15th Anniversary Season at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts. My work has been included with over 40 invited artists that are featured in this fun and unique presentation across the Galleries. I hope to see you there!

Dreamscape 136, Calming Blue

This captivating Dreamscape sculpture is reminiscent of a tropical ocean dive. Bits of calypso blue give way to vibrant purple, all finished off with silver metallic foil. Created with reclaimed glass, pigments and metallic foil. The glass is presented in a raw steel stand.