virginia gail smith

Totems, part of Symbology a group touring exhibition, Canadian Clay & 
Glass Gallery, 2000, Rebecca Gallery, Durham Art Gallery, 2001. Clear, mirrored glass, glass frit and gold leaf.

Totems, installation at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, 2000, Waterloo, Canada.

Detail of mirrored glass and clear frit symbols on one of the Totems. Each Totem is made up of three panels hinged together. One has two clear sides the other one clear side.

Totems in foreground.

Mirrored, painted and bevelled stained glass panel which opens, created for a window which faces a brick wall. In private collection.

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Gallery view
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Window opens in three sections.
Coloured mirror was used to obscure the window opening shape and its mullions. Silver leaf was used to enhance the mirror backing.
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Detail or painting, and rock handle.
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Painting, bevels, and silver leaf.
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