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Mel Ahlborn

Mosaic - Lift High the Cross

Mosaic - Lift High the Cross

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Mosaic - Lift High the Cross by Mel Ahlborn

Gold, glass and stone mosaic on wood
13" x 8" x 0.75"

Tesserae of genuine gold, cobalt glass and marble form the central image of the cross which rests within a background of rough marble in natural tones. 

Gold and marble mosaic smalti from Italy, cobalt blue smalti from Mexico : Made in California

A painter, sculptor and illuminator, Mel Ahlborn is a mid-career American artist. She brings symbols and texts from anthropology and history to work side by side with direct observation. For over 20 years, Mel Ahlborn’s Illumination Studio has served museums, film companies, academic institutions and private clients. During her career, Ahlborn has placed work throughout the United States and Great Britain with leading public and private institutions that include the Getty Center (Los Angeles), the Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco), Washington National Cathedral (Washington DC), Grace Cathedral (San Francisco), the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), Halogen Networks (China Basin) and the British Library (London). She is a graduate of Tufts University.



Glass tile, genuine gold leaf tile, marble tile, wood

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Suitable for hanging indoors

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