Monthly Archives: June 2012


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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]