Arts and Crafts Style mosaic for apartment entry

  Getting ready to move the mosaic into place, based on an Arts and Crafts Style, will be bordered by a black 2 inch border… Advertisements

Hubcap for Landfill Art Project done

              The hubcap has been transformed for the Landfill Art Project   landfillart.org It was a Chevy…

Landfill Art/Hubcap Project

 “She Watches” , the completed hubcap for the Landfill Art Project   landfillart.org is complete….glass mosaic, ceramic mosaic and paper, off to Pennsylvania to join the other 500+ metal canvases.           photos of the hubcap in progress.         

Landfill Art Project

          The Landfill Art Project  provides hubcaps from the landfill for artists to use as a metal canvass.  Here is my hubcap in progress…   Landfillart is an international effort encompassing one-thousand-forty-one (1,041) artists to claim a piece of rusted metal garbage and create fine art. The 1,041 pieces of rusted metal … Continue reading

Recology Recycled Mosaic….. Recycled Revelation

http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130419/NEWS02/304190303 Recycled Revelation By Vickie Aldous Ashland Daily Tidings  Posted: 2:00 AM April 19, 2013 Ashland showed that almost anything can be turned into art with an unveiling this week of the town’s first 100 percent recycled-content public art mosaic. Garbage and recycling company Recology Ashland Sanitary Service commissioned Ashland artist Sue Springer to create the ground-level mosaic … Continue reading

New Ashland Plaza

New Ashland Plaza. Ausland Group was honored to do the reconstruction of Ashland’s core public gathering space, its downtown Plaza.  It was completed on schedule, in time for the public dedication April 5, 2013 and in time to welcome the attendees of the Ashland Film Festival (www.ashlandfilm.org) held that weekend.  The design and materials for the … Continue reading

Ashland Plaza Public Art Update

The studio is full of wet slabs these days, giving my trusty slab roller a good workout.  It is interesting how wet clay has been formed for centuries, a little more mechanized than a rolling pin, not by much.  The slabs go through the firing cycle  are  glazed and high fired. These fired tiles will … Continue reading

Artist Mark Oliver creates Mosaic “Book” sculpture to honor Joaquin Miller

Northern California artist Mark Oliver has created a monumental tribute to the poet Joaquin Miller in a McCloud California park.  Extraordinary combination of the written word, history, poetry and art. Artist creates tribute to Joaquin Miller in McCloud see link:  http://www.redding.com/news/2012/aug/14/artist-creates-tribute-to-joaquin-miller-in/

City of Ashland approves Public Art for the Plaza

Read about our new Public Art Project in Ashland http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20121207/NEWS02/212070305/-1/NEWS   City of Ashland; Downtown Plaza project I envision a colorful ceramic frieze along the base of the new seat walls in the revitalized Downtown Plaza.  The artwork would be made of interlocking curvilinear forms with bright mosaic elements breaking up the pattern.  The historic … Continue reading

Illahe Studios and Gallery

The Compass Rose Mosaic at North Mountain Park Created in the studio of Illahe Gallery, artist Sue Springer created this colorful compass mosaic to help orient students and park visitors to the cardinal directions and to provide a beautiful, interesting and interactive point of entry to the Demonstration Gardens.  The mosaic includes mountains, landmarks and rivers … Continue reading