MACABRE CURIOS. Since leaving behind the world of corporate human resources in 2011, art has grown from a past-time to my full-time passion, business and lifestyle. Most recently, I’ve gone from crafting mosaics using mostly found objects to creating original objects of my own out of stoneware. This allows me to fully customize special-order pieces, and has taken my collaborative efforts to a new level. I’m based in Kansas City, but my mosaics could previously be found in stores across the country. Now however, they can be purchased directly through this site. When I’m not in my basement grouting art and binging on podcasts, I can generally be found in the vicinity of a swimming pool or in the company of my husband, Jason, and two sons, Brendan and Dash.

I’ve been making mosaic art since 2006, when I first took an introductory class in a local artist’s garage. Now my basement studio is filled with towering shelves of broken dishes, cracked figurines, vintage buttons, beads of every shape and color and all manner of eclectic trinkets and 

My husband and I don't have our names tattooed on each other, but we do have matching stag beetle tattoos "just because".

I'm not a party animal. I'm the first to drop out of the party and am usually in bed by 10.

My house looks like it's decorated for Halloween 365.


what is the turnaround time for custom work?

Yes, i do take a limited amount of custom work throughout the year. if you are interested in commissioning a piece, please contact me to begin the discussion process and receive a personal quote.

It depends on the size and details of each piece. Please contact me for more information. 

Do you offer local pickup?

Yes! if you're local to kansas city, mo, you can choose to pick up your pieces and save on shipping. 
Use code "LOCALPICKUP" at check out




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