One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
6 neon self portraits with each iteration varying greatly from the previous. This reflection is intended for spiritual release; we can never fully encapsulate our stories. We can't experience the back of our own head; how can we truly know the extent of who we are? We shed our cells and our selves. We are limitless and never-ending.
At UrbanGlass, I took a workshop titled "Neon + Metal = Magic." Here I learned the basics of flameworking, and focused on neon fabrication.
In June 2017, I was awarded a full scholarship to attend Penland School of Arts for a glassblowing workshop, taught by David Walters and the late Joe BenVenuto. As a first-time glassblower, it was certainly an achievement to create more than a dozen unique pieces.