Spotlight Interview: Mosaic Artist Erica Hoverter.

On putting the pieces together — design to installation.

“The excitement I feel when I walk by a shimmering glass mosaic … when the light changes, the feeling changes — it’s living glass. It’s beautiful, and one of the most satisfying materials to work with.”

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“Scheherazade,” detail. Mixed media, 2006.
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A tile mosaic of satyr and nymph from the “House of the Faun” brothel. Pompeii, before 79 B.C.E. Wikimedia.
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Detail of the central monument for Unser Corridor, the “Gateway into Rio Rancho.”

On the Power of Mosaics

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“Tinto de Verano,” a commissioned wall hanging. Private collection; mixed media.

On Becoming an Artist

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“Summer Poppies,” a popular design.

On Commissions

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Commissioned restaurant sign, 3 feet x 1 foot.
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Erica’s mosaic featured in a Roswell, NM, showroom.
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Hollyhock panels for a home garden installation.

Upcycling, Recyling, Enduring: On Materials and Process

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“Two Aspirin and an Ice Pack”, a wall hanging shown at the Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space’s
“Waste Not” juried group show. Tempered glass, beer and wine bottles on salvaged board. 10″x 10.”
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“Muriel’s Moon,” a design covering two walls and embracing a vanity sink.

On Public Art: Into the Forum

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