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It’s All About Water


It’s All About Water”

Exhibited at The

Smithtown Township Arts Council

Members’ Forum Nov. 2008

 The Mills Pond House Gallery
660 Route 25A
St James, NY 11780

It’s All About Water



The subject matter is the perpetual water cycle

and the protection of this most precious resource.

Three equidistant panels of clear glass sit inside a

shadow box frame in this mixed media 8 x 10 collage.


The front panel features a drain fashioned from

handmade paper. Bold text behind the grate

openings warn: “What goes down comes up

and around.”


On the left of the middle pane is a photo relief: 

Pollution threatens a water supply cover. On the

right is a relief of a hand-hole water cover

entitled “Acqua.”


The water patterns of Marilyn Wold’s hand made

Japanese ink-float paper enhance the rear panel.


6 replies on “It’s All About Water”

I have just returned from a visit to the Mill Pond House!!!!
Your piece is very attractive and displayed nicely.
I am wondering just how you were able to put each
letter in a correct spot and in so narrow a space?
I thought that perhaps you marked it all out on the
back of the object and then adhered the letters.
I am probably all wrong!!!!!

I was on your site quite awhile today!!!!
Wishing you and Al a Good Holiday season.
It has all come about too quickly!!!!

Marilyn Abt
Your former neighbor up north


Your new creation of a collage on three layers of glass looks very interesting and attractive, it should invite a lot of viewers. I’ve not seen this concept before, so I’m quite fascinated by it.

Only a good artist can produce like you can!


I didn’t get a chance to tell you, I really loved the piece,
“It’s All About Water,” that you had on display at the
Author’s Coffee House!

Matthew Hoffman
Secretary, Solivita Artisans’ Guild

Dear Bobbi,
How dear of you to give me credit
for the paper. I am so proud to be
a part of your wonderful creation.
Hope to see you in Atlanta..
at the FDH Paper Makers’ Convention..

Warm regards,
Marilyn Wold

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