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