Internationally recognized award winning multimedia artist Sallie Portnoy (BFA, MSA) works mainly in cast glass creating abstract figurative sculpture. Portnoy has had numerous solo exhibitions and has been the recipient of several major awards and public art commissions.
Nascentia Blades of Glass
My intension here is that as the viewer moves through these glass blades he becomes diminished; the everyman shrouded by the enormity of nature.
In ancient Hebrew scriptures can be found this mysterious sentence: “'Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, 'Grow, grow.'” This force of conscious growth is what drives us forward to create a personal and communal future that is better than what we had yesterday and what we have today. These Nascentia Blades are a call out to the angels.
5 piece artwork
Dimensions: varying sizes from 165 x 9 x 11 up to 220 x 9 x 11 cm.
Materials: cast lead glass, PVC, cement