Holding Up the Sky, Totem

Standing over six and a half feet tall this sculpture seems to hold up the sky, thus the name.

I’ve enjoyed creating this work while in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. This was in response to a challenge by our local chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. We will be sharing our work created in this time period and I look forward to seeing all of the other works by fellow members. We will be creating a book of the work created and I will update this page to a Blink link so if you are interested in purchasing the book you can.

Holding Up the Sky is in reference to, Atlas a greek god in particular tasked with holding the celestial sphere up for all eternity. See the iridescent glass casting delightful rays of color when the sun kisses the mosaics & the clay final adding a bit of whimsey. Weather tested for long-life in Colorado’s freeze-thaw cycle.

All the best, keep well and create your life day by day, Annette

Close up of the iridescent glass and the sun kissed reflections
on the wall in the bottom left corner.

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