Created and Sold by Delaine Hackney

Delaine Hackney
Public Mosaics by Delaine Hackney seen at Pasquale's Pizzeria Restaurant, San Francisco - Olive Pizza
Public Mosaics by Delaine Hackney seen at Pasquale's Pizzeria Restaurant, San Francisco - Olive Pizza
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Olive Pizza

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"I used to live in the neighborhood where this mural is and I approached Pasquale’s Pizzeria because I liked them. I liked their pizza and I liked the ambiance inside the restaurant but the outside was dull. They agreed to fund a mosaic! This is one of my personal favorites of my work, probably because the client had no suggestions of subject matter or color requests, or anything. Basically I had complete artistic liberty and they were good with it. I enjoyed bringing parts of the mosaic beyond the borders, "out of the box”! The mosaic really enhances the entryway and brings a sense of fun to the restaurant’s overall image" said artist Delaine Hackney.

Olive Pizza is a 5′ x 1.6′ mural made from ceramic, glass & found objects. Created by portrait artist and muralist Delaine Hackney, this piece embellishes the exterior facade of Pasquale's Pizzeria Restaurant in San Francisco.

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Delaine Hackney

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As a self-taught professional mosaic artist since 2003, Delaine has created many large-scale public art mosaics and community style mosaic projects in the San Francisco Bay area. Employing precision setting techniques, her works are highly textural, made with primarily ceramic and include glass and miscellaneous found objects. Her murals depict a sense of flow and often tell a story. Delaine is also known for her whimsical pet portraits in mosaic and has been teaching mosaic portraiture workshops since 2005. Delaine resides in Oakland CA.

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