Braille Institute Americas Artwork

John Marchese Lighthouse & Wave, 2020 The ceramic sculpture depicts a light blue ocean wave crashing near a brown sandy shore with a tall lighthouse. Two photographs of the same ceramic sculpture at two different angles are shown. One angle is taken from the front and the other is offset to demonstrate the curve of the wave.  Ceramic, 10.5” x 6.5” x 6.5"

John Marchese

Lighthouse & Wave, 2020

The ceramic sculpture depicts a light blue ocean wave crashing near a brown sandy shore with a tall lighthouse. Two photographs of the same ceramic sculpture at two different angles are shown. One angle is taken from the front and the other is offset to demonstrate the curve of the wave.

Ceramic, 10.5” x 6.5” x 6.5"

John Marchese Lighthouse & Wave, 2020 The ceramic sculpture depicts a light blue ocean wave crashing near a brown sandy shore with a tall lighthouse. Two photographs of the same ceramic sculpture at two different angles are shown. One angle is taken from the front and the other is offset to demonstrate the curve of the wave.  Ceramic, 10.5” x 6.5” x 6.5"
Anet Shahbandari Fruit plate, 2020 The two photographs depict a ceramic sculpture of a plate of intensely colored fruit: citrus fruit, cherries, a slice of watermelon, and decorative green leaves.On photograph is taken from directly above and the other forward tilted angle.  Ceramic, 12” x 12” x 3"

Anet Shahbandari

Fruit plate, 2020

The two photographs depict a ceramic sculpture of a plate of intensely colored fruit: citrus fruit, cherries, a slice of watermelon, and decorative green leaves.On photograph is taken from directly above and the other forward tilted angle.

Ceramic, 12” x 12” x 3"

Anet Shahbandari Fruit plate, 2020 The two photographs depict a ceramic sculpture of a plate of intensely colored fruit: citrus fruit, cherries, a slice of watermelon, and decorative green leaves.On photograph is taken from directly above and the other forward tilted angle.  Ceramic, 12” x 12” x 3"
Lawrence Lancaster Execution of Justice, 2020 On the center of a board a three dimensional gray face has a cigarette in its mouth. A noose mage of rope hangs off a branch of a tree. On the ground lies an orange pack of American Spirit Cigarettes. A partial sun in an orange sky and it sits a quarter of the way hidden at the horizon of a blue water front.  Ceramic, acrylic paint, & mixed media on board, 24” x 24” x 6"

Lawrence Lancaster

Execution of Justice, 2020

On the center of a board a three dimensional gray face has a cigarette in its mouth. A noose mage of rope hangs off a branch of a tree. On the ground lies an orange pack of American Spirit Cigarettes. A partial sun in an orange sky and it sits a quarter of the way hidden at the horizon of a blue water front.

Ceramic, acrylic paint, & mixed media on board, 24” x 24” x 6"

Lawrence Lancaster Execution of Justice, 2020 On the center of a board a three dimensional gray face has a cigarette in its mouth. A noose mage of rope hangs off a branch of a tree. On the ground lies an orange pack of American Spirit Cigarettes. A partial sun in an orange sky and it sits a quarter of the way hidden at the horizon of a blue water front.  Ceramic, acrylic paint, & mixed media on board, 24” x 24” x 6"
Jesus Herrera Tribal Jenga Vibes, 2022 Small black geometric wooden forms made up of rectangle jenga pieces. Two boarding forms are each a single length made up of rectangles and two squares. There are three t-shaped forms, one of which has three layers at the bottom. These forms have a singular center square. All the squares have reflective mirror pieces.  Upcycled wooden "Jenga" game pieces, glue, mirrored tiles, 18" x 24"

Jesus Herrera

Tribal Jenga Vibes, 2022

Small black geometric wooden forms made up of rectangle jenga pieces. Two boarding forms are each a single length made up of rectangles and two squares. There are three t-shaped forms, one of which has three layers at the bottom. These forms have a singular center square. All the squares have reflective mirror pieces.

Upcycled wooden "Jenga" game pieces, glue, mirrored tiles, 18" x 24"

Jesus Herrera Tribal Jenga Vibes, 2022 Small black geometric wooden forms made up of rectangle jenga pieces. Two boarding forms are each a single length made up of rectangles and two squares. There are three t-shaped forms, one of which has three layers at the bottom. These forms have a singular center square. All the squares have reflective mirror pieces.  Upcycled wooden "Jenga" game pieces, glue, mirrored tiles, 18" x 24"
James Sanchez Busy as a Bee, 2022 A team of small bees are finishing the construction of the letters, B, U, S, Y (BUSY). Bees on work ladders are painting the letters yellow using paint cans, bushes and paint rollers. Tools and paint supplies lie on the brown ground. The letters S and Y’s construction is almost complete and the honeycomb structure underneath can still be seen.  Foam, ground coffee, wooden dowels, toothpicks, hot glue, bubble wrap, pom poms, cut plastic and miniature tools, 9" x 22" 9"

James Sanchez

Busy as a Bee, 2022

A team of small bees are finishing the construction of the letters, B, U, S, Y (BUSY). Bees on work ladders are painting the letters yellow using paint cans, bushes and paint rollers. Tools and paint supplies lie on the brown ground. The letters S and Y’s construction is almost complete and the honeycomb structure underneath can still be seen.

Foam, ground coffee, wooden dowels, toothpicks, hot glue, bubble wrap, pom poms, cut plastic and miniature tools, 9" x 22" 9"

Cristian Valenzuela The Cauldron of Evil, 2022 The paper-mache form was created in an "Art & Reading" class and inspired by the strange creatures from the original Grimm's Brothers fairy tales. The white horned head of a sinister red faced bull is fixed to a black cauldron. Surrounding the cauldron is a red heart wrapped in silver stripes, a silver wand tipped with a golden star, a white bone, and a witches pointed hat.  Paper-Mache, 19” x 19” x 14”

Cristian Valenzuela

The Cauldron of Evil, 2022

The paper-mache form was created in an "Art & Reading" class and inspired by the strange creatures from the original Grimm's Brothers fairy tales. The white horned head of a sinister red faced bull is fixed to a black cauldron. Surrounding the cauldron is a red heart wrapped in silver stripes, a silver wand tipped with a golden star, a white bone, and a witches pointed hat.

Paper-Mache, 19” x 19” x 14”

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