Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Delivering reverse painted chandeliers to a fine art glass gallery in Santa Monica, California

By | June 20th, 2012|Glass Blog|

With the Summer Danville Fine Arts Faire behind me, it's time to leave to deliver work to my fine art glass gallery in Santa Monica, which sells contemporary glass art for some of the nation's most established artists. Yes, I'll be sharing the info for this gallery upon my return—when I'm not in such a [...]

Danville Fine Arts Faire a great success despite 108 degree weather!

By | June 20th, 2012|Glass Blog|

This past weekend was very hot at the annul Summer Danville Fine Arts Faire but I'm proud to say that it was still a great success. Despite 108 degree weather on Saturday and slightly cooler weather—but still hot—on Sunday I sold several significant pieces. The reverse painted chandelier here was titled Honolulu Beauties—a lovely geisha [...]

Temps in the 90s on Saturday for Danville Fine Arts Faire—BRING WATER

By | June 15th, 2012|Glass Blog|

Temperatures could be in the 90s on Saturday in Danville, California for the annual summer Danville Fine Arts Faire, website is: www.mlaproductions.com/Danville-Spring. Sunday should be a bit milder as temperatures are predicted to be in the early 80s—absolutely perfect weather for an art festival..that said, Sunday is also the second day and that means missing [...]

Circles of Eternity, abstract reverse painted chandelier may go to Santa Monica glass art gallery

By | June 14th, 2012|Glass Blog|

Just wanted to share another view of my newest abstract, reverse painted chandelier that is titled Circles of Eternity. I am trying to decide if I will take this piece (over an abstract piece that will be finished today) down to my glass art gallery in Santa Monica, California. The decision must be made by [...]

Watercolor painting, Glowing Ti Leaves of the Hawaiian Islands, also shown at Woodbridge by Mondavi Winery art show

By | June 13th, 2012|Painting Blog|

One of my newest over-sized watercolors, Glowing Ti Leaves of the Hawaiian Islands (along with my reverse painted chandelier titled June Garden Bloom) was also included in the juried art show at Woodbridge by Mondavi Winery in May. This is my current favorite tropical flower painting. The flowers for this piece were seen on Kauai [...]

June Garden Bloom, reverse painted chandelier wins a Judges Award at Woodbridge by Mondavi Winery show

By | June 13th, 2012|Glass Blog|

In May, my reverse painted chandelier titled June Garden Bloom won a special Judges Award at the Woodbridge by Mondavi Winery art show which was organized by the Lodi Community Arts Center. It was a fabulous event and the turn out for the gala reception had a couple hundred people, many of which were dressed [...]

Jenny Floravita booth # 319 at Danville Fine Arts Faire, June 16 & 17

By | June 12th, 2012|Glass Blog|

San Francisco Bay Area  friends, family and clients: this weekend, June 16 & 17  I'll be at the Danville Fine Arts Faire on Hartz Avenue, booth # 319, cross streets are Church Street/Hartz Avenue. This will be one of only two art festivals for this summer and it is one of the best art festivals [...]

28″ Vineyard Romance, grape reverse painted chandelier goes great with Wine Country style

By | June 12th, 2012|Glass Blog|

I really need to put pictures of this 28" Vineyard Romance painted chandelier on my website. My mother is holding the glass up to the sun so that the artistry of the complete piece can be seen. This lovely grape themed reverse painted chandelier has Tuscan colors with accents of soft violets, like summer Napa [...]

Vineyard Romance, 32″ reverse painted glass chandelier headed for Temecula, California

By | June 11th, 2012|Glass Blog|

In three weeks I'll be delivering this lovely 32" Vineyard Romance, a custom reverse painted glass chandelier. I'm so pleased with how well this chandelier turned out...was going to wait until my delivery drive to show this piece here on my bog but thought, "hey, I can show it now and then"!' This is a [...]

Arizona Contemporary, abstract reverse painted glass chandelier inspired by studio glass art movement

By | June 11th, 2012|Glass Blog|

This is another design idea for my abstract reverse painted glass chandeliers that I'm very excited about. Arizona Contemporary is inspired by both concepts that I've had in my mind for a few years and design elements taken from the studio glass movement, which turns 50 years old this year! Desert flowers alternate with colorful [...]

Morning on Maui, new tropical reverse painted glass chandelier

By | June 10th, 2012|Glass Blog|

Morning on Maui is my newest tropical reverse painted glass chandelier. This exotic piece incorporates all of my signature elements: red gingers, birds of paradise, orchids, palm fronds, wide leave tropical foliage, torch ginger, yellow ginger and a parrot. The colors are bold, cheerful and vibrant. This painted chandelier will likely go down to my [...]

Sedona Vortex abstract reverse painted glass chandelier

By | June 9th, 2012|Glass Blog|

Sedona Vortex was born from an idea that's been floating around in my mind for several years. My idea was to take alternating sections of flowers and color blocks and have them swirl in the glass. This is an original concept for my reverse painted glass chandeliers. It is a fusion of my abstract and [...]