‘And You Are The Branches’
Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, Great Falls, Montana 2006-2008
My latest public artwork, a 19 panel stained glass window installation, has been a rewarding 2 year project. My initial concept drawings took into account the area’s native wheat and prairie wind, as well as the spiritual vision inherent in the narrative of this commission.Working with a team of fabricators, over
"Rose" Window 7’6’’
12 thousand pieces of glass were cut, foiled and assembled into the 4 major windows.
The great beauty in working with glass is that the artist alone cannot complete the vision. It takes light to illuminate and bring them to life, creating a work that becomes more than the sum of its parts.
22’x6’, 42’x8’, 22’x6’
Center Window 42’x8’