Wilma Wyss
Berkeley, California

Wilma Wyss enjoys the physical and technical challenges in making her art, and the precision of her final pieces show an extreme dedication to the craft. She uses a huge range of tools to create her mosaic works, such as hammers, nippers, and glass scorers. Most of her materials are scrounged, recycled or upcycled. Her family and friends are always on the lookout for materials, and occasionally there will be a bag with broken dishes, beautiful bottles, and other cast off items left on her doorstep. The finished pieces have a whimsical quality, and often draw inspiration from nature, evident in the cool glass colors and organic shapes in her compositions. Wilma brings the craft of mosaics into the realm of fine art by pushing the medium to address questions surrounding feminism and our natural environment.

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Plot 77

Mixed media artwork on other
Signed on back

10.87" h x 15.5" w x 2.37" d
4 lbs. 9 oz.


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I’ve always been drawn to circular shapes. Through trial and error I taught myself to cut the top rim off of glass bottles. For Plot 77, I chose to create a grid of the rings and vary the colors and pattern inside the rings. This piece looks best in a well lit spot where you can enjoy the play of light on the glass. It has a custom wood frame and is wired to hang. 

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