Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year!!


Last post for 2012! Happy New Year!!

This one is similar in style to the landscape I did recently. It is similar in design to one I did a couple years ago. For a hospital in Minneapolis. 52"h x 40"w stained glass mosaic

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Hi all, a beginning mosaicist wrote to me with a website that she found very helpful and she thought others might also be able to benefit. You can visit it HERE. Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Birds for Allina/Unity Hospital

Three birds in a series for a hospital in Minneapolis. Started all three a couple months ago, just got back to them last week and finished them up. 14"x14" Have a beautiful day, everyone!




Monday, December 3, 2012

You're Purrfect

"You're Purrfect", 8"h x 10"w, stained glass mosaic in frame

Monday, November 26, 2012

MSP Airport Mosaic Installation

The mosaics were installed last week! The maple in fall mosaic was completely done in these photos, but the birches in spring were not yet grouted. These mosaics were fabricated by Mosaika in Montreal and designed by me. I'm so excited for them to be revealed to the public sometime in December. If you are in the airport for the holidays, please check out the middle of Concourse E!











Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Mayo Project is FINISHED!!!!

I'm finished!! This is the final panel in the series. 78"w x 42"h. To be delivered to the framers next week along with the fox, otter, nest, and birds. Hooray!!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Ready for Install!

Mosaika has finished the tree mosaics for the MSP International Airport! Installation will take place later in November for an unveiling in December. If you are flying through MSP in December, please stop by Concourse E to have a look!


Friday, October 26, 2012

Mayo Landscape Work in Progress

Work in progress of the Mayo project landscape. I used the "forbidden" triangles and put the points together to get these whimsical circle shapes!

Monday, October 22, 2012

Fall Newsletter 2012

In case you missed it, you can see my fall newsletter HERE.
(You can see a cut-off version below, but I recommend using the link above!)

If you would like to receive future newsletters, you can sign up HERE.

Happy October!
Mayo Project Progress


Fox panel, 66"h x 36"w

I'm working on five panels for the new lobby of the Mayo Clinic in Austin, Minnesota. I've just completed the fourth panel. In addition to the otter and nest which I shared with you in the last newletter, I have also finished the birds, shown below. One panel left!


Gallery Show
I'm having a solo show at the Lanesboro Arts Center in Lanesboro, Minnesota that opens this Saturday, Oct. 20 and runs until mid-December. I have about 35 pieces there and they are all for sale. The opening reception is Saturday from 6:00-8.


Classes
I've been teaching very occasional stained glass mosaic classes this year. Here is the last crew with their masterpieces. I have another class scheduled, but it is full. I plan on having more classes on the same "very occasional" basis! Watch my Facebook page for announcements.


My Other Recent Work





Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Mosaika in Montreal is making progress on the airport mosaics using my designs. Here is a work-in-progress shot:

More pictures can be found on my Facebook Page.

My Art at the Fair
"At the Dance" was accepted into the Fine Arts Competition at the Minnesota State Fair this year.


Other News
I directed, shot, and edited several silent movies, starring over 50 local people, that were shown to hundreds of people in the park in September. Here is a still from "Rumplestiltskin". What a fun project!

More pictures HERE.

See you in my next newsletter!

Barb
Copyright © 2012 Barbara Keith Designs, All rights reserved.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Mayo Fox

I finished the fox panel for the Mayo. Four down, one to go - the biggest one! It will be a landscape.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Beginners Stained Glass Mosaic Class


Beginners Stained Glass Mosaic Class

In this fun beginner class, you will create your own stained glass mosaic! First you will learn a little about the history of mosaics, then we will move on to learning to cut and work with stained glass. You’ll learn about mosaic techniques and begin our individual pieces, which will be under one square foot. You will finish your mosaic at home before meeting again on Grouting Day.

Please bring design ideas, wear old clothes, and bring a lunch.

Saturday, October 27, 10:00-3:00
Sunday, October 28, 10:00-3:00

Saturday, November 3, 9:00-11:00 (Grouting Day)

Cost $100 (includes supplies and use of my tools, frame not included)
Class size 4 to 6 students.

We’ll be meeting at my house, which is 37574 Dew Drop Road. From Lanesboro, take 16 heading east. Pass Whalan, then look for 23 south. From 16, take a right on 23 and go for one mile. Take a left on Dew Drop and go one mile. My driveway is on the right. It’s very steep. (If it happens to be snowing or the driveway is snow covered, please walk up unless you have four-wheel drive. Our driveway is 3/10 of a mile long, uphill.)

If you are interested in taking this class, please email me at bkeithdesigns@yahoo.com. I’ll confirm that you have a spot. Thanks!



Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Fall

Fall is my favorite season, and I was so inspired by the beauty all around me that I made this mosaic this week. Happy Fall to you! "Fall" 16"h x 12"w stained glass mosaic

Sunday, September 9, 2012

MSP International Airport Work in Progress

Progress pictures from Mosaika! They are making two mosaics based on my designs for the MSP International Airport. I'm thrilled with how absolutely fantastic these look! I've enjoyed working with them - they have been great, even 
through this past week when we learned that the dimensions have changed.  :(









 The photo below is the original design. We've had to adjust this with the new measurements.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

I finished the bird panel for the Mayo project! 18"h x 78"w.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Gray Kitten

"Gray Kitten", stained glass mosaic, 12.5"h x 15.5"w


Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Good Morning!

"Good Morning!", stained glass mosaic with millefiori, 11.5"h x 7.5"w

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Swan

I just grouted this one today. Happy Wednesday!

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition 2012

I found out that "At the Dance" has been accepted into the Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition! If you will be at the fair, please stop by to check it out!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Nest

24"x24" First (and smallest) panel completed for a five panel project for Mayo Hospital Austin.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Bird WIP

Just wanted to share this bird I'm working on right now. Hope you are having a great Monday!