are an American husband and wife team (Robert Stout and Stephanie
Jurs) that has been designing and creating broken-tile mosaics since
1990 as Twin Dolphin Mosaics. We design, produce, and install
each piece ourselves. Our numerous public art projects and private
commissions include: a 125 sq m exterior walkway in a museum sculpture
garden, a fountain seating area at a public facility, a 75 sq m
entrance to a university library, benches, residential patios and
interior pavings, as well as mounted wall pieces. We are experienced
in working with architects and clients to achieve the desired design
1998 we moved to Ravenna, Italyan internationally known center
of Byzantine mosaicsto study traditional Roman and Byzantine
techniques. Our current work combines elements of broken-tile mosaics
with those of traditional marble and glass mosaics.
can range from realistic to abstract, from traditional to modern.
We are particularly interested in images found in nature or derived
from the scientific disciplinesastrophysics, fluid dynamics,
mathematics and the biological sciences. Recent imaging technologies
are revealing previously unseen dimensions of the natural world
and we often use these as a departure point for our designs.