Liliana’s glass beads emerge from artistic explorations of metaphors of human experience: of family and ancestors, of light and place, and of perceived shapes and times. These conceptual themes give her works evocative and often playful allusions, as beads may invoke the peaceful grandeur of the Aurora Borealis, the brilliance of light in an Impressionistic French Garden, or the fresh cool of Cape Cod sands. These metaphors give names to Liliana’s artistic explorations of transparency. The transparent possibilities of glass honor the transient nature of experience and memory, encouraging a lightness of being and resisting fixed interpretations through infinite possibilities.
Liliana’s artistic technique emphasizes focused improvisation and a willingness to treat glass as a partner in her process. “Making glass beads is like choreography to me. I conceptualize a bead, and in its…
- Born on November 8
- Joined February 14, 2007