Dimensions: 40" High by 30" Wide unframed and 47" High by 37" Wide framed. After 500 hours and almost three years this piece is finally done! There are approximately 110,000 1/4 inch bugle beads on this piece. That's right 110,000 beads! The lighting on this is different because I took the picture outside.
LIFE CAN BE A SCREAM
I was inspired to create a very unique piece of art. I took Edvard Munch's "The Scream" and recreated it on canvas. I used #2 glass 1/4" bugle beads.
I was born in Fremont California in 1967. After spending time in southern California as an adult I moved to San Francisco in 1987. Shortly thereafter I was inspired by a jewelry box in a boutique. It was so beautiful I thought that I could create something similar. I did! My first piece is called "Inspiration". It is in the Bejeweled Boxes section of this site. From there I would create boxes for friends and family as gifts. I discovered that my work required focused concentration. I am very passionate about my work. I usually work on several bodies of work concurrently. At times I can have up to four works in process at once. It’s exciting to have variety in what I do. I’m never without something to work on. I discovered the art of doing...
In December 2013 my landlord gave me permission to demolish the lava from my fireplace and create whatever I wanted. I rented a demolition hammer (hand held jack hammer) and removed the lava. What a chore! It has taken me 19 months and approximately 1000 hours to create this piece!
Throughout my apartment I have black and gray tile on the floor.