Paula L. Mandel

Glass sculpture is my newest medium.

The kiln-cast works are first created in clay or wax.
I then create a plaster/silica mold of this image,
take out the clay or wax and fill the mold with crushed glass.
The glass becomes a solid sculpture in the kiln.
Other works consist of many layers of glass fused together
at a lower temperature, which provides a painterly effect
as the colors react to each other.

Then there are works which use plate glass which is ground, drilled and
sand-blasted, then combined with non-traditional media from nature or
my workshop. Each piece opens itself up to adornments with colored
pencil, paint, metals, etc. as I create 3-D paintings.


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Lookout


Size: 22"h x 19"w x 18"d"
Media: flameworked, kiln-fused, kiln-cast, mirred and sheet glass, springs, moss, eggshells, acrylics, vintage toaster
Item: #640, Price Upon Request


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Prophesy


Size: 28"h x 26"w x 26"d"
Media: cast glass, wax, mirror, vintage wagon wheel, vintage sewing spool
Item: #641, Price Upon Request


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Caretakers


Size: 14"h x 11"w x 21"d"
Media: flameworked, kiln-cast and fused glass, vintage heater and metals, acrylics
Item: #642, Price Upon Request


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Forward


Size: 26"h x 14"w x 24"d"
Media: Kiln-cast, flameworked, mirrored glass and sheet glass, metal and rubber findings, vintage magazine rack, fescue, sewing patterns
Item: #643, Price Upon Request


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Ancestral Tunes


Size: 24"h x 9"w x 4"d"
Media: flameworked glass, vintage violin case, mirror, vintage sewing patterns, mixed media
Item: #644, Price Upon Request


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Shaman's Rattle (Winter)


Size: 18"h x 12"w x 12"d"
Media: Flameworked and sheet glass, plumber's putty, mixed media
Item: #639, Price Upon Request


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Baby Steps


Size: 19"h x 15"w x 11"d"
Media: kiln-cast glass, flameworked glass, mirror, clock, artist-wrought chain, clock, grass, roller skate, safety pins, cobbler lasts, rubber grommets
Item: #638, SOLD


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Well Wishers


Size: 32"h x 23"w x 21d"
Media: flameworked, fused and coldworked glass, mirror, soup pot, meat grinder handle, door knob, grass, weeds, zippers, eggshells, feathers, bones, tatting, flowers, leaves, copper, leather, rubber grommets
Item: #637, Price Upon Request


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Mom to the Rescue


Size: 19.5"h x 19w x 12"d"
Media: Flameworked and fused glass, vintage toaster, roller skate, hand drill, brass pins, copper, lead
Item: #636, Price Upon Request


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Day Churns into Night


Size: 14x8x5.5"
Media: Vintage butter churner, acrylics, glass, watch parts
Item: #628, Price Upon Request


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Iron Woman


Size: 14x22x5.5"
Media: Flameworked figures, artist-wrought steel hangers, vintage irons and board, mirrors, fabric
Item: #629, SOLD


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I'm All Ears


Size: 9x3x3"
Media: Kiln cast glass, emu egg, pedestal
Item: #630, Price Upon Request


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Mama Mia


Size: Closed: 8x8x14; Open: 6x18.5x14"
Media: Vintage encyclopedia, found objects of metal wood, fabric, doll parts, photo of artist's painting on canvas, copper-backed glass tiles, mirror, vintage pins and fabric, vintage letter, soil
Item: #631, Price Upon Request


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Push Me Pull You


Size: 17.5x17x7"
Media: Flameworked figures, kiln-cast wheels, sheet glass, mirror, skateboard, borrle, artist-wrought chain, copper foil and solder
Item: #632, Price Upon Request


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The Thread That Bonds Us


Size: Closed: 11x7.5x5; Open: 11x10x5"
Media: Flameworked hand, photos of artists portraits, vintage book cover, hinges, zipper, artist-made tatting, fescue seed, weeds, mirror, sewing pins, egg shells, fabric, metal parts, thread, copper foil, acrylics
Item: #633, Price Upon Request


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Time For Change


Size: 14.5x8x8 "
Media: Flameworked (solid and blown) glass, sand, metal parts (vintage and new), artist-wrought iron, glass, fescue seed
Item: #634, Price Upon Request

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