The Art of Jean Groberg

"Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint on it you can."

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Cork-covered Mail Box

Don't throw away those corks from your wine bottles. They can have another life. I covered a standard metal mailbox with corks using a glue gun. That was six years before this picture was taken and the...

Stone Birdhouse

An experiment in dressing up a plain birdhouse using materials on hand. The raw wood was covered with a Dap tile caulk/grout that comes in a red tube. This caulk happened to be a tan color that went...

Cowboy Boot Birdhouse - Sold

When a friend was throwing out quite a few pair of worn cowboy boots, I was there catching them. I wanted to make a birdhouse from them and this is what I came up with. It took a plastic margarine container...

Lens Curtains

I was given 40 pounds of eyeglass lenses made of untempered glass. I sandwiched colored beads, ground colored glass powders, glass threads and broken glass chunks between the matched pairs of lenses and...

Rock Picture - Stone Collage-Sold

It was a late afternoon with a threatening sky when we drove the road to Montana del Oro Beach, near San Luis Obispo, on the Pacific Coast. The road passed through a rural landscape with grazing cattle....

Painted Running Shoes -Sold

It was time to prepare for one of the local Charities to send their truck by for a pick-up of reusable clothing and bric-a-brac. The bulging, large, brown paper grocery bags formed a tilting line ...

Bottles and Chain

Small glass liquor bottles issued by Airlines were collected and hung on this chain. The labels were protected with a coat of clear plastic paint.

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