Friday, December 19, 2008
Friday, August 1, 2008
RELIQUARY: IMAGES OF THE SACRED
Reliquaries are repositories for relics or other sacred objects. In this series, I have interpreted the reliquary in both a traditional and an avant-garde fashion. Many pieces in the series revolve around Christian themes. For some of these pieces, I have started with carved wood
I chose to debut the show on the eve of Epiphany and the beginning of the 2008 Mardi Gras season for its symbolic significance. Celebrated in cultures around the world, the date has special significance here on the
Monday, July 28, 2008
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Cochise started with the beautiful pendant which makes the "head" of the figure. I paired it with another gorgeous stone, on the second neck piece, and a carved Chinese pendant on the third one. Beads are of bauxite, acrylic, glass, wood, and bone. I added pieces of dyed cheesecloth, handmade paper, a fossil fragment, Chinese clay and a hand of polymer clay to complete the piece. 22" x 16"