“Put Your Records On”


“Put Your Records On”

Glass Paint on Panel with Aluminum

24.5” x 24.5”




(210) 269-2957

“…I saw an opportunity to salvage the broken yet still beautiful pieces and create something new…”

Brokenness is an unavoidable part of life. There’s brokenness all around us. Whether it’s a broken heart, a broken family, a troubled past, a loss, a death, an ailment, an emotional brokenness or just a feeling of not being whole. All of us, at one time or other, have endured the shards of brokenness.

For me, as a young bride, there was a tremendous sense of brokenness when I lost my husband to cancer, after a few short years of marriage and pregnant with our baby. While grieving such a great loss, life continued to throw heartaches and challenges my way, and the compounded brokenness I felt almost destroyed me.

I remember a particular day, during that very dark time, that my pain and emotional brokenness completely overwhelmed me. I couldn’t keep the hurt in any longer. I wanted to inflict the same brokenness and devastation on something else. I grabbed a beautiful glass vase, and I hurled it across the garage. I must admit; It felt great. The physical act of shattering something beautiful was somehow satisfying–cathartic.

Standing in the midst of the destruction that I had caused, with pieces of glass scattered everywhere, I recognized that although it was no longer a vase and never would be again, there was still beauty to be found in the brokenness. It was in that moment that I saw an opportunity to salvage the broken yet still beautiful pieces and create something new, something completely different, something that would be whole again. And that is exactly what I did.

Creating art from broken and discarded materials was a crucial part my healing process. What started as a way of coping with my brokenness has since become a major passion of mine. I‘ve been able to expand and grow as an artist. And my art has taken on a life of its own.
As you experience my art, I hope you can feel the “healing.” I hope you can read the “courage” and “strength,” and I hope you can see the “wholeness.” In art as in life, there is a beauty that can come brokenness.

I grew up around art, as the daughter of an accomplished watercolor artist, where my dad introduced me to art on a daily basis. I took art classes in college and ultimately received my degree in Political Science from the University of Texas, San Antonio. I introduced art to Inner City kids as the Executive Director of The Inner-City Games, Chaired by Arnold Schwarzenegger. I also worked as a consultant and planned large fund-raisers for the community in San Antonio. I have always used my gift of art to incorporate ways to add that special touch to gala’s and fundraisers. Recently, I began expanding on my gift through painting and working with broken glass and I am so passionate about the process and the end results of my work.

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