Christie Moody didn't discover glass until after completing her degree to be an art teacher. During many years as both a teacher and student, she developed her own techniques of carving, hotworking, fusing and slumping glass. Her imagery of the flora and fauna of the Georgia Sea Islands and rivers speak of her love for these ecosystems. This love is also reflected in her work to preserve Georgia's Broad River.
She calls these fused glass birds "Avian Whims". The rich overlays of color express a playfulness and joy in human encounters and interdependence with the rest of the natural world.