Archive for March, 2016

Mar
05

Glass Artwork Literally Mirrors Nature’s Best Creations

Bertil vallien

As the temperatures neared 60 degrees the first Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska, the city’s botanical gardens capitalized on the brilliant sunshine and warm weather for a beautiful exhibit.
Although the brightly colored glass artwork was inside at the Lauritzen Gardens, the walls and ceilings made of glass made the visiting guests feel as if they were outdoors. A nationally-recognized glass artist by the name of Craig Mitchell Smith is the latest artist to combine his creations with the beautifully cared for flower and plant gardens.
Combining sculpture installations with natural plants and blooming flowers makes sense. Since glass artwork can find no better model than the blooms created by nature, the combination is a perfect match. Tucked in and among force bloomed plants, the glass artwork is one more i