Tag: stained glass

A commission begins… Into the Sacred Sea.

The commission process, for me, is an opportunity to collaborate and ultimately craft a shared vision into a tangible finished artwork. I find this to be quite fulfilling. The first step is discussing the project with the person(s) commissioning the work. I also explain how my process works, establish expectations, and determine a time line.

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How is art commissioned?

Okay, now that I want to commission art, how does it work? First, contact the artist and inquire as to whether they accept commissions. Not all artists work on a commissioned basis, but let’s assume the artist you’ve contacted does. How artists handle commissions varies, but there are common practices. Begin by asking about the artist’s

Why commission art?

Have you ever looked a work of art and thought, “Wow, that’s amazing! I really like that piece of art.”? If so, rest assured that you are not alone. You are also not alone if you’ve thought, “ I would really like to have that piece, but I have no place in my home for

Who are you in a divided nation?

The sculpture pictured here is titled “Portrait of Self: America.” Last year I was invited to participate in a group show titled, “Years of Chaos – Issues That Are Destroying Us.” The show was politically themed and this was the work created for it. It struck me then, as it does now, that partisanship is