Longing for the (Home)land

Following many conversations with immigrants, and my own personal journey, inspired me to create these works and explore the feelings, emotions and experiences that follow the immigration process. Recurring themes in these conversations were dislocation, cultural shock, longing for what was while creating what is now, a new home. I hope my story and those of other immigrants live in these works.

Desolate, 2019 SOLD
Desolate, 2019 SOLD

28" x 11" x 4" Glass, Metal wire, Hemp cord, Railroad spike. The sense of being different in a new country and the yearn to find a connection to the land and the people in a new place can be a very lonely experience.

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Desolate, 2019 SOLD
Desolate, 2019 SOLD

28" x 11" x 4" Glass, Metal wire, Hemp cord, Railroad spike. The sense of being different in a new country and the yearn to find a connection to the land and the people in a new place can be a very lonely experience.

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Desolate, 2019 SOLD
Desolate, 2019 SOLD

28" x 11" x 4" Glass, Metal wire, Hemp cord, Railroad spike. The sense of being different in a new country and the yearn to find a connection to the land and the people in a new place can be a very lonely experience.

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Crossings, 2019
Crossings, 2019

15" x 3" x 5" Glass, Silver leaf. This piece is about the seas, the skies and the lands immigrants cross in their journeys, and the adventures they go through along the way.

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Crossings, 2019
Crossings, 2019

15" x 3" x 5" Glass, Silver leaf. This piece is about the seas, the skies and the lands immigrants cross in their journeys, and the adventures they go through along the way.

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Home Land I, 2019
Home Land I, 2019

14" Diameter x 5" Glass, Enamel, 24K Gold leaf, Wood base. The places we come from, our homeland, is not always a safe place. As immigrants we move in search for peace and safety and in the core of it all there is always hope and strength.

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Home Land I, 2019
Home Land I, 2019

14" Diameter x 5" Glass, Enamel, 24K Gold leaf, Wood base. The places we come from, our homeland, is not always a safe place. As immigrants we move in search for peace and safety and in the core of it all there is always hope and strength.

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Home Land I, 2019
Home Land I, 2019

14" Diameter x 5" Glass, Enamel, 24K Gold leaf, Wood base. The places we come from, our homeland, is not always a safe place. As immigrants we move in search for peace and safety and in the core of it all there is always hope and strength.

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Home Land II, 2019
Home Land II, 2019

14" Diameter x 5" Glass, Enamel, 24K Gold leaf, Wood base. The places we come from, our homeland, is not always a safe place. As immigrants we move in search for peace and safety and in the core of it all there is always hope and strength.

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Home Land II, 2019
Home Land II, 2019

14" Diameter x 5" Glass, Enamel, 24K Gold leaf, Wood base. The places we come from, our homeland, is not always a safe place. As immigrants we move in search for peace and safety and in the core of it all there is always hope and strength.

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Home Land II, 2019
Home Land II, 2019

14" Diameter x 5" Glass, Enamel, 24K Gold leaf, Wood base. The places we come from, our homeland, is not always a safe place. As immigrants we move in search for peace and safety and in the core of it all there is always hope and strength.

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Sanctuary, 2019
Sanctuary, 2019

24" x 10" x 5" Glass, Gold leaf. Immigrants flee their homeland in hope for a safe haven, a sanctuary, a shelter. This is a landscape piece of the open space where I hike almost daily. The open space is my sanctuary, in nature is where I feel most at home.

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Sanctuary, 2019
Sanctuary, 2019

24" x 10" x 5" Glass, Gold leaf. Immigrants flee their homeland in hope for a safe haven, a sanctuary, a shelter. This is a landscape piece of the open space where I hike almost daily. The open space is my sanctuary, in nature is where I feel most at home.

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Sanctuary, 2019
Sanctuary, 2019

24" x 10" x 5" Glass, Gold leaf. Immigrants flee their homeland in hope for a safe haven, a sanctuary, a shelter. This is a landscape piece of the open space where I hike almost daily. The open space is my sanctuary, in nature is where I feel most at home.

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Seeds of Hope, 2019
Seeds of Hope, 2019

48" x 48" x 8" Installed Glass, Gold leaf, Botanical elements. Hope is something all of us (and especially immigrants) carry within. Seeds are the beginning of everything that grows.

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Seeds Of Hope, 2019
Seeds Of Hope, 2019

48" x 48" x 8" Installed Glass, Gold leaf, Botanical elements. Hope is something all of us (and especially immigrants) carry within. Seeds are the beginning of everything that grows.

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Seeds Of Hope, 2019
Seeds Of Hope, 2019

48" x 48" x 8" Installed Glass, Gold leaf, Botanical elements. Hope is something all of us (and especially immigrants) carry within. Seeds are the beginning of everything that grows.

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Seeds Of Hope, 2019
Seeds Of Hope, 2019

48" x 48" x 8" Installed Glass, Gold leaf, Botanical elements. Hope is something all of us (and especially immigrants) carry within. Seeds are the beginning of everything that grows.

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