Linda Purrazzella's Profile

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I create functional and fine art originally designed mosaics for home and garden. I love working with my hands. Designing objects in mosaic have a unique reflective and dimensional aspects that allows me to make products perfect as home accents.

Trained as a pattern designer in college, I have worked in textile and home furnishings as a product and textile designer for many years, as well as having been an art teacher in public schools. Living in Italy for almost 9 years, I really developed an appreciation for mosaics, my business and my passion. My love of mosaics was first inspired by my Sicilian roots as I was taken by my parents to ancient sites in Sicily.

Drawn to forms inspired by nature, mosaic allows me a way to explore compositions in contrasts. The contrast between values of light and dark, size, and textures of materials such…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 8
  • Joined January 26, 2011

Favorite materials

mosaic, stained glass, smalti, fabric, wood, glass, marble, stone, pebbles, shells, dichroic glass, pearlescent tile, metallic or glitter tiles

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About

I create functional and fine art originally designed mosaics for home and garden. I love working with my hands. Designing objects in mosaic have a unique reflective and dimensional aspects that allows me to make products perfect as home accents.

Trained as a pattern designer in college, I have worked in textile and home furnishings as a product and textile designer for many years, as well as having been an art teacher in public schools. Living in Italy for almost 9 years, I really developed an appreciation for mosaics, my business and my passion. My love of mosaics was first inspired by my Sicilian roots as I was taken by my parents to ancient sites in Sicily.

Drawn to forms inspired by nature, mosaic allows me a way to explore compositions in contrasts. The contrast between values of light and dark, size, and textures of materials such as glass and stone - shiny and dull, are combined into motifs that are found in nature's patterns. Each stone or piece is in itself a unique element and yet together they form an integrated whole.

I live in Southampton, NY, on the East End of Long Island, known for its beaches, vineyards & farmlands. Inspired by all the beauty that surrounds me, I am fortunate to live here with my son, Alex, my biggest supporter.

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