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Four Pomegranate Seeds Plus One, 2016


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Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield

Single piece Dated Titled


15.24 x 10.16 x 13.97 cm
6.00 x 4 x 5.50 in







  • About the work

Blown Glass

A grouping of luscious pomegranate red glass and one single seed. Skilfully executed in blown glass - the inner element opaque, the outer translucent. Works from this series were recently selected to be exhibited at the prestigious international glass exhibition in Seoul, South Korea. "The Pomegranate series is an exploration of the cross culturally recognizable symbol of the pomegranate. My interest is based in my Greek cultural heritage. Pomegranates of various materials are found in most households as amulets of good fortune, abundance, and fertility. The symbol is linked to the Classical Greek myth of Persephone and the fruit that she brought from the underworld. As a result, pomegranates and pomegranate seeds can symbolically be linked with the unconscious and the spiritual. Pomegranate, as one of the Ancient Greek pagan symbols is still in use in Modern Greece and can be seen as a reminder of the common thread that connects and interweaves the past with the present." Vamvakas Lay often incorporates pomegranate imagery combined with bronze, to explore this ancient symbol of spirituality. 

About the Artists

1946 Crete, Greece

Vamvakas Lay holds a degree in Fine Arts (sculpture), and a diploma in glass. She creates free-formed bowls and vessels from glass – often referencing Greek mythology – and has exhibited in the US, Korea, Japan, Canada and Belgium. Her work is collected in Canada, the US, Amsterdam and Korea.

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About the Gallery


Bloomfield, 2274 Prince Edward County Rd 1

Since 2004, we have sought out, represented and exhibited exceptional contemporary artists. The majority are mid-career and senior Canadian artists who have received international recognition for their talents. We actively seek out interesting paintings and sculptures and add new ones to our website every week. We offer complimentary shipping for most works ...

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