Elaine M Goodwin - Thought Waves

Elaine M Goodwin

Thought Waves


Carrara marble and Venetian gold and glass


Location: Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Streatham Campus

This mosaic is on long term loan to the University from the family of Roderick Ross MA.

Thought Waves is one form a series of works inspired by extensive journeying to Egypt in the early 1990's.
It brings together musings on time and evolution, life and death, endings and beginnings.

The materials are the traditional materials of Roman and Byzantine mosaics; Carrara marble and Venetian gold and glass.

Elaine M Goodwin trained at Exeter College of Art and Design. She has exhibited extensively and has written several works on mosaics and design.
Together with other prominent mosaic artists, she also founded Tessellated Expression for the 21st Century (TE-21), a group of professional artists dedicated to raising the profile of mosaic as self expression.

She is the Founder President of BAMM (British Association of Modern Mosaic).
She was awarded Honorary Doctorate of Letters (DLitt) for outstanding contribution to the world of art, by the University of Exeter in July 2010.
Find out more about the artist here.

Photograph: © University of Exeter

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