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In 2005 I found my creative voice in mosaic. My hunting and gathering instincts honed from years from collecting and thrifting transform cast off materials into one of a kind art. My process starts with a hand cut shape from wood, then I mosaic each silhouette in a spontaneous fashion. The term "spontaneous" means I usually don't plan what a piece will look like in advance. Instead I let the colors and tesserae do the talking. This can be a wonderfully exciting and unexpected experience, although every once in a while things can go wrong.
For me this process is what handmade is really all about. Getting dirty, getting lost, and then ending up with a work that can never be duplicated exactly the same again. I am always so enamored with a new piece I'm excited about, and creating objects that people want and admire makes me happy. Sharing my art with you is my mission and I appreciate you looking. If…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 9
  • Joined June 25, 2011

Favorite materials

shiny bits, glass, found objects, broken dish ware, scraps of whoknowswhat, sense of humor, wordplay, imagination

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About

In 2005 I found my creative voice in mosaic. My hunting and gathering instincts honed from years from collecting and thrifting transform cast off materials into one of a kind art. My process starts with a hand cut shape from wood, then I mosaic each silhouette in a spontaneous fashion. The term "spontaneous" means I usually don't plan what a piece will look like in advance. Instead I let the colors and tesserae do the talking. This can be a wonderfully exciting and unexpected experience, although every once in a while things can go wrong.
For me this process is what handmade is really all about. Getting dirty, getting lost, and then ending up with a work that can never be duplicated exactly the same again. I am always so enamored with a new piece I'm excited about, and creating objects that people want and admire makes me happy. Sharing my art with you is my mission and I appreciate you looking. If you see a design you like, but it's just not quite what you might need to match a theme or idea, maybe I could make a custom piece for you. Just start a conversation with me and we can go from there.
May you always Rest in Pieces!
Staci Sterenberg

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