Monthly Archives: November 2011


Floravita’s Reverse Painted Lamps

By | November 8th, 2011|Glass Blog|

As corny as it may sound, my rooms no longer feel "complete" without my reverse painted lamps turned on. My first lamps were created for a gallery—Sorrel Sky Gallery in Durango, Colorado—and I felt guilty for not shipping them immediately after completion. Instead, I grew accustomed to them in my living rooms. I was really [...]

Tropical Flower Mural in Floravita’s Main Gallery Room

By | November 7th, 2011|Painting Blog|

I'm going to miss this tropical flower mural in my main gallery room...but alas, all good things must come to an end. One week from tomorrow this tropical flower mural will be installed at the San Francisco Design Center for the 2011 Dining By Design charity fundraiser. I think this wall will feel empty after [...]

Floravita Painted Night Lights, grab ’em while you can!

By | November 4th, 2011|Glass Blog|

My hand-crafted, hand painted glass night lights have been a work in progress for over two years. Like anything good, it took me a good solid year to figure out how I would mount the fixtures, what fixtures I would use and how I would approach the painting of my subjects. It then too me [...]

Beautiful New, Floravita Reverse Painted Chandelier in Rose Colors

By | November 3rd, 2011|Glass Blog|

It's been a very busy month in my studio and I've juggled commissioned reverse painted chandeliers, painted lamps and even a mural sized oil painting for a national fundraiser. In fact, most of the summer season was spent working on commissions. Don't get me wrong—I love commissions but it's also very gratifying as an artist [...]

Tropical Flower Mural for 2011 Dining by Design Finished!

By | November 3rd, 2011|Painting Blog|

Finally, my tropical flower mural is finished! This is really a very lovely oil painting in person. It has very 'designer' colors in the background and will look lovely in our table-scape for the upcoming 2011 Dining by Design, which will be hosted at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria in two weeks. There will [...]