Himba Portrait Series Throughout our 25-year collaborative career we have visually expressed the strength, grace and wisdom of women using molten glass as our primary material. Our passion for person-to-person exchanges with people living in traditional ways in a modern world motivates us to travel and meet remarkable women. Along with working [...]
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Several incidents aligned resulting in the vision of our wheel of spears.
Sabrina began to envision carving our heads and spears after our journey to South Africa in 2008 during which we flew in several small planes over incredible landscapes
The heron has long been the artists’ talisman, appearing at times of great change and new horizons in their lives.
We arrived at this format through two-dimensional studies of our forms, during which time we saw the beauty of their silhouettes.
We call our spears our Liberation Series. The first set was created about six months after our Zimbabwe travels during which we...
This was our first collaborative endeavor. The sculpted glass figures were inspired by a suite of pastel drawings, created by our friend, the late John Mark Fleming.
We began working on these forms during a fellowship at the Creative Glass Center of America in the winter of 1999.
In Ghana there is a saying: “If there’s something in your past worth going back for, go back and get it.” It’s symbolized by a bird with its neck and head looking backwards.