Here I am strip-cutting glass for my Barcode Blocks. Like most of my work, they are the result of the accumulation of many simple steps.
Dozens of colors are cut into hundreds of strips, then into thousands of pieces. Then they’re tumbled and randomly laid out, then, groups of colors are selected for framing.
Assemble, glue, clamp, nail, sand... It’s like beautiful factory work.
Simple tasks, mindfully performed, accumulate and elevate humble materials into Barcode Blocks.
In a perfect world, I’d have all my holiday gift whatnots ready-to-go or at least started, but this last month I’ve been devoting my time to a couple of big commission projects.
Not what I’d planned, but super satisfying nonetheless. The holidays are meant to be hectic, right?
So come visit and see what other commissions are getting completed, how far along I’ve gotten on the latest batch of Barcode Blocks... and check out this season's colorful Stripe Panels!
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78th Street Studios
1305 West 80th St
Cleveland, OH 44102 USA
Visit us at Studio #108 during OPEN HOUSE every Friday 11 am - 4 pm and THIRD FRIDAYS every third Friday of the month from 5 pm - 9 pm.
**HOURS/EVENTS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19.**
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