Irina Charny is a self-taught mosaicist, creating amazing mosaic paintings. She uses broken mirrors, glass, pebbles, beads, buttons, pieces of pottery, shells, stones for her beautiful works. She says: “As a child growing up in Russia, even before I knew they were called mosaics, I created collages from pieces of broken glass, rocks, paper, seashells, and bits of crockery found in the street”. She was born in Russia, now lives in California, her mosaic represents harmony between Man and Nature – bright, vivid, filled with plot content. Here are people, music, dance, beautiful scenery, butterflies, birds, flowers. Her Instagram is full of inspiration.