The Cambridge-based artist Chriss Wood uses glass to create his amazing dichroic glass art-pieces, so don’t confuse his name with the material he uses! Wood depends on using small squares of delicate colored glass and designs their arrangement relying on light and it’s reflection theories to create his colorful prism-like wall mazes.

courtesy of Chriss wood.

courtesy of Chriss wood.

“Dichroic (meaning two colors) is an optical coating that selectively reflects certain wavelengths of light and allows the remaining wavelengths to transmit through. Developed in the late fifties by NASA to protect against the potentially harmful effects of direct sunlight and cosmic radiation, dichroic glass, with its striking visual qualities, has been used in a variety of scientific and industrial applications.” Wood said.

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