Mosaic covered eggs on natural eggshell. Portland cement grout (colored) One piece is a goose egg. Tesserae is hand cut from tile and crockery.
Started making these in Santa Barbara, California in the mid-80's. Photo is by artist with all rights reserved.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has one of these eggs, several art in the White House collection, The Petaluma Museum has one.
Quotes: "Unique collection" The J. Paul Getty Museum. "Fascinating mosaic eggs" The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Beautiful" Oprah Winfrey. "American version of the Faberge eggs" KCRA TV, "A world of visual gems" Sacramento Bee (Encore Magazine...Quote covers other mosaic works. Artist phone: 916-641-7696 Artist is currently making large projects in hand-carved, hand-cast plaster, so quite large BUT am having a diffult time with my images. Artist has more mosaic eggs than featured in this photo. They are very labor intensive. Farrell Hamann
First revisit since 1999, my phone: 916-641-7696 Email: email@example.com Site: (funny) http://biteycat.weebly.com
also on myspace and twitter (nearly 400 tweets) Worked located in Sacramento, Ca
Artist: Farrell Hamann, born Flint, Michigan age 64.Work featured on Television, in print media, and even on radio. Also writer, had writer's file with The Tonight Show (circa Carson)Lived in Alaska, Paris, NYC, Detroit, Santa Barbara, Seattle, Vermont, Currently lives in Sacramento, Ca Artist has 2 daughters, one is a beauty expert, the other a Physician's Assistant (PA)Some quotes:"Unique collection" The J. Paul Getty Museum"Fascinating mosaic eggs" The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston"Beautiful" Oprah Winfrey"American version of the Faberge eggs" KCRA TV"World of visual gems" The Sacramento BeeAsking $2,000,000 for all works, most of which are not shown.Funny website: http://biteycat.weebly.comArtist may consider bringing 1 or 2 serious students,Have room. Phone: 916-641-7696Find on Twitter: farrellhamannon facebook Videos on YouTube Channel: Farrell Hamann. (Art tours, comedy, cute pets, political)The latest is my adorable novel, Greenland Tower xoxo, available on Amazon, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble. Thanks