Sandhi Schimmel Gold's Art
Featured on PBS "My Generation"
How a self-made artist pieced together a craft all her own
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PHOENIX, AZ - 2/22/2011
They say one person's junk is another person's treasure. Nobody believes this more than Sandhi Schimmel Gold. Years ago, Sandhi became fascinated with the art of mosaic: creating grand images by piecing together small pieces of colored glass or stone. With no formal training, she taught herself the craft, but when she wanted to create intricate portraits, a lack of materials obstructed her path.
Her irritation soon turned to innovation when she realized that everything she needed was right at her doorstep. "Piles of it come every day...and it's free," she says. Her eureka moment led to what has now become a deep-rooted passion: making stunning mosaics out of tiny, vibrant pieces of common junk mail.
My Generation got an exclusive tour of Sandhi's studio and discovered how this self-made artist pieced together a craft all her own.
Watch the 4 minute video to see Sandhi create "Ever" before your eyes!
|Sandhi just completed a solo museum exhibition featuring 30 of her most recent works. Currently, her work can be seen in galleries in Denver and Phoenix. |
Schimmel Art features the work of Sandhi Schimmel Gold, an artist residing in Phoenix, AZ. Sandhi's work is in private, corporate and museum collections in the US, Asia & Europe. For Sandhi's C.V., artist information, or to view the collection, events and more visit Schimmel Art
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A limited number of custom portraits can be commissioned through the artist.