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Sculpture in the Garden


Sculptures from regional artists installed in natural, picturesque setting
Now – April 2018

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Artist Name: Marsha Rafter

Marsha Rafter

Title of Piece #1: Mandala
Media: mosaic
Dimensions: 36"H x 36"W x 1"D
Retail Price: $2,800 + tax

Artist’s Statement: A mandala represents wholeness, a cosmic diagram reminding us of our relation to infinity, extending beyond and within our bodies and minds. Creating them is a meditation, symbolizing my journey through life.


Title of Piece #2: Happiness (one of three in Mandala Series)

Title of Piece #3: Reflections in Blue (one of three in Mandala Series)

Title of Piece #4:
Mediterranean Sunset (one of three in Mandala Series)

Media: mosaic
Dimensions: 60-72"H x 22-24"W x 2.75"D
Retail Price: $1,800 each + tax ($4995 + tax for 3)

Artist’s Statement: Standing sentinel, these mandalas provide an anchor for the never-ending changes and challenges that confront us in daily life—representing strength, beauty, and joy in changing and challenging times.

Artist’s Bio: Marsha Rafter is a visual artist working primarily in the medium of mosaics. Having first worked as a ceramic artist, Rafter is most notable for combining ceramic elements within her mosaic pieces. Her work is heavily influenced by her love of nature and includes art for the garden, large wall installations, as well as smaller gallery pieces. Rafter has a BFA in Ceramics, and MA in Education, and has studied with more than twenty mosaic artists over the past decade. She teaches beginning through advanced mosaic and ceramics classes in her Escondido, CA studio. Her works can be found in public and private collections throughout the U.S.

Photos: Rachel Cobb