Sophie Drouin Mosaics
Sophie Drouin Mosaics
Solar Flare (private residence cooktop backsplash)

Sculptures and Installations

Solar Flare (private residence cooktop backsplash)

Solar Flare (private residence cooktop backsplash)

Marble, glass, gold smalti, dichroic glass. Backsplash behind induction cooktop.

Solar Flare (detail)

Solar Flare (detail)

Private residense cooktop backsplash.

Medusa

Medusa

Septarian nodules (eyes), quartz points, obsidian, marble, travertine, smalti, slate, fine copper wire (hair).

 

Borealis 1

Borealis 1

Borealis is a series of sculptures inspired by Northern lights. Filati (micromosaic glass) and gold smalti on copper, cement and slate base.

Borealis 2 (call and response)

Borealis 2 (call and response)

Sculptural Diptych, glass filati (micromosaic), dichroic glass and gold smalti on copper, cement and slate bases.

Borealis 3

Borealis 3

Glass filati (micromosaic) on copper, cement, shale and slate base.

Borealis 4

Borealis 4

Glass filati (micromosaic) on copper, cement, slate and shale base.

Elemental Teepee...Water

Elemental Teepee...Water

This series pays homage to the First Nations of the Americas for their millennia of good stewardship of the four elements. Each teepee is covered on the outside using only natural materials, some of which are linked to the particular element depicted. The tent poles for all four Teepees are made with used harp strings.

Water: marble, Indonesian beach pebbles, mussel shells. 

Elemental Teepee...Fire

Elemental Teepee...Fire

Outside: Marble, Mookaite (Australian Flint), Pyrite.

Inside: harp strings, glass, gold, dichroic glass

Elemental Teepee...Fire (back view)

Elemental Teepee...Fire (back view)

Elemental Teepee...Fire (glimpse of flame inside)

Elemental Teepee...Fire (glimpse of flame inside)

On the inside back wall, visible though the entrance opening, there is a glass mosaic "emblem" representing each of the four elements.

Elemental Teepee...Earth

Elemental Teepee...Earth

Outside: marble, amber, obsidian, coal, magnetite, fossil wood.

Inside: gold smalti

Elemental Teepee...Earth (back view)

Elemental Teepee...Earth (back view)

Elemental Teepee...Air (side view)

Elemental Teepee...Air (side view)

Outside materials: marble, lapis lazuli, Azul Bahia granite.

Inside (alchemical symbol for air): dichroic glass

Elemental Teepee...Earth (view of inside gold globe)

Elemental Teepee...Earth (view of inside gold globe)

Inside is a gold smalti globe, visible through the front opening.

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