Mosaic Menu

18 Hands Gallery in Houston’s Heights district is hosting a two-week show of the work of Texas mosaic artists.  I carried the work of five Austin artists to the gallery on Friday.  One of… Continue reading

Upcoming All-mosaic Show in Houston

For just one week, April 26- May 3, 18 Hands Gallery in the Heights, is showing mosaics.  You are invited to the opening from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. Here’s what’s showing from… Continue reading

The Tortoise

The title refers to the tortoise-and-hare fable in which the tortoise finishes the race with the hare, and even wins, just by keeping steadily on course, one foot in front of the other.  That… Continue reading

I Love Public Radio!

Concentrating hard for many hours a day in the studio is made all the more enjoyable by listening to NPR podcasts, such as This American Life, Snap Judgment, RadioLab, On the Media, Medieval… Continue reading

A Rare Uninterrupted Day

No good news, nor bad news.  No responsibilities to anything other than the studio.  And the cats.  Started with a bike ride to eat breakfast with a friend- for me, this is an energizing… Continue reading

Learning Patience. Again.

Today I was looking forward to a gloriously uninterrupted day of work in the studio. O happiness!  O joy! You already know what happens next.  About a half-hour into cutting tile and adhering… Continue reading

A Day in My World

Not oblivious to South-by-Southwest going on around me, nor oblivious to bad news in the world, such as the Malaysian plane that has disappeared, but very focused on my work here in the… Continue reading

Surprise! I Don’t Just Work on the Church Mosaic.

From all my re-blogs of the church mosaic, you might think that’s all I do.  Well, the church mosaic pre-dates the beginning of this retaining wall commission but, the retaining wall mosaic will… Continue reading

Color On…. Together!

This post is re-blogged from another blog I write, New Life from Shards, about the creation of a community-built mosaic mural at University Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Byron and Bob hung… Continue reading

Sunshine on a Rainy Day

This post has been re-blogged from New Life from Shards, the story of the creation of a large mosaic, “The Feeding of the 5000” March 8, 2014 Rain and chill were happening outside… Continue reading