In a series of three related works, follow the movement of water through a coastal watershed. First, the rain falls heavily on the headlands and Coast Range foothills as the incoming storms run into these landforms. Towering forests of Sitka spruce, western hemlock, western red cedar and red alder cover the landscape, while delicate ferns and native understory plants like wild ginger form a soft wet carpet beneath.
This mosaic is made with stained glass and smalti, the traditional hand-made mosaic glass of Venice and Cuernavaca, Mexico. Each piece was hand-cut to fit. The mosaic artwork is 12″w x 24″ tall, signed on the back and ready to hang indoors or outdoors (above freezing temperatures).