Sophie Drouin Mosaics
Sophie Drouin Mosaics
Clouds at Sunset

Framed or Portable Wall Mosaics

Clouds at Sunset

Clouds at Sunset

Sculptural wall hanging.

Materials include marble, dichroic glass, travertine, copper, terra cotta, sandstone.

Awakening

Awakening

Inspired by early spring snow and ice formation in Canada.

Materials include, marble, glass, opal, gold smalti, lapis lazuli, sodalit, amethyst, dalle de verre, calcite, celestite.

Blue Ray

Blue Ray

Commissioned piece (sold)

Materials include: marble, glass, sodalite, glass beads, quartz, sandstone.

Bullseye

Bullseye

Inspired by a Hubble Telescope image of a Nebula.

Materials include marble, travertine, sandstone, obsidian, quartz points, selenite, gold smalti, raku shards, copper, mirror, stained glass, nails, fine copper wire.

Bullseye (detail)

Bullseye (detail)

Confluence

Confluence

Materials include: sodalite, dalle de verre, marble, smalti, eco smalti, travertine, granite.

Evanescence (detail)

Evanescence (detail)

Inspired by burning cardboard on a bonfire, at the moment of almost complete disintergration.

Materials include: marble, glass, dichroic glass, gold smalti, slate, granite.

Eternal snow (sold)

Eternal snow (sold)

Marble, calcite, sodalite, glass, gold smalti, dalle de verre, sandstone.

Inspired by glacier textures.

Evanescence

Evanescence

Inspired by burning cardboard on a bonfire, at the point of almost complete disintegration.

Slag glass, gold smalti, slate, marble, sandstone, granit, stybnite, pyrite, granite, tourmaline, snowflake obsidian, dichroic glass

Winner of Best Wall mosaic at the 2011 Mosaic Arts International juried exhibition of the Society of American Mosaic Artists, in Austin, Texas

Itty bitty

Itty bitty

Very small mosaic (sold)

Shale points, marble, travertine.

Jagged

Jagged

Marble, smalti, gold smalti, dalle de verre, flint.

sold

Key lost in the woods

Key lost in the woods

Small mosaic.

Materials include: brass key, smalti, shale, stybnite, pyrite

Red lily

Red lily

Commissioned piece (sold)

Materials: smalti, marble, granite, sandstone.

Nelligan

Nelligan

Materials: marble

Inspired by iced-up windowpanes in cold weather.

Reticulum

Reticulum

Materials: marble, pigmented thinset, lacquered copped wire knit.

Roadside Slush

Roadside Slush

Materials: marble, selenite, calcite, copper foil, granite, composite marble.

Inspired by dirty urban snow over leaf litter

Sheherazade

Sheherazade

Materials: gold smalti, marble, lacquered copper knitted veil

Shosti8

Shosti8

Litteral translation into mosaic of a synesthete`s  perception of Shostakovitch`s eighth string quartet.

Materials: smalti, marble, beryllium.

Sold

Strafe

Strafe

Marble, dichroic glass, travertine, granite, sandstone, spent shell casings.

Sold

Heart Strings

Heart Strings

Marble, onyx, moveable harp string fragments

sold

Waves adrift

Waves adrift

Materials: flamed copper wire weave, copper foils, amethyst points, gold smalti, translucent smalti, marble, travertine, selenite

Exploitation

Exploitation

Materials: marble, stybnite, black kyanite, magnetite, galena, granite, gold smalti, opal, sandstone.

Made for "Noir et Blanc" (black and white) exhibition in Paray le Monial, France in summer 2014. Exhibited at Chartres Picassiette biennale in fall of 2014.

Winner of the Best in Show award, as well as a Juror's award and Viewer's #1 Choice award at the first Canadian Mosaic Exhibition in Hamilton, Ontario in 2017.

 

The Accused

The Accused

Allegory on the treatment of rape victims by various judicial systems.

Copper weave, marble, travertine.

Spill

Spill

Materials include: gold leaf, flint, marble, travertine, terra cotta, smalti.

Exhibited at the third RavennaMosaico festival in the "opere del mundo" ejuried exhibition in 2013.

Winner of Best Wall Hanging Award at the first Canadian Mosaic Exhibition in Hamilton, Ontario in 2017.

Edwin's reach

Edwin's reach

Matrble, smalti, gold smalti, Litovi, glass, granite, travertine.

Commissioned by the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in 2016 as a parting gift for Music Director Edwin Outwater, Presented at a gala celebration in late spring, 2017.

Caress

Caress

Materials include marble, selenite, calcite, gold smalti, dalle de verre, Azul granite.

sold

Big copper flame

Big copper flame

Marble, onyx, gold smalti, copper foils

sold

Burst

Burst

Smalti slag, gold smalti, marble

sold

Before the Thaw

Before the Thaw

Marble, selenite, calcite, gold smalti, Azul granite.

sold

Cleopatre

Cleopatre

Copper wire weave, marble, travertine, sandstone

sold

Crest

Crest

Copper weave and foils, marble, celestite, transparenti smalti.

Winner of a special prize at the 2012 Chartres Biennale (profesional category)

sold

Nabucco

Nabucco

Copper weave, marble, travertine, onyx, gold smalti, dichroic glass, smalti

sold

Elemental

Elemental

Slate, marble, gold, copper, quartz, stybnite, galena, sulfur, pyrite, amazonite, azurite, pink sapphire, beryl.

Slate slabs are engraved with particle collision-like formations, as well as equations from the theory of relativity.

sold

The Gate

The Gate

Stained glass ends, dichroic glass, pyrite, obsidian, marble, smalti

sold

Green Fire

Green Fire

Stained glass, smalti, marble, slate

Commissioned piece (sold)

Icarus Carpet

Icarus Carpet

Copper and used harpsichord strings, marble

sold

Hot Moves Lava Flow

Hot Moves Lava Flow

Marble, citrine, amethyst, glass, dichroic glass, gold smalti, obsidian, black tourmaline, granite, galena, pyrite

sold