I was recently asked to submit some designs for a sculptural glass installation in a unique, modern corporate space. I made mock-ups of structural concepts that would highlight glass as a material without being backlit. Using strip-cut glass, wire, and wood, I built sculptures that project color and cast shadows to create ever changing, dynamic effects.
While I wasn’t chosen for the commission, the proposal was well received, and I learned so much. I had an incredible time thinking outside of the box, playing with ideas and techniques I’ve developed over a lifetime. Assembling materials and solving real-world design challenges of light and space really got my brain working. I think I came away with some solid ideas for future sculptural work. The prospect of large scale, non-representational, secular work is exciting.
C’mon, universe... bring it on.
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