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Yount Street Glass

2014-06-21T19:24:52+00:00June 21st, 2014|Glass|

Kay Lafranconi and Cindy Kapjian create glass jewelry and housewares from used wine bottles in their Yountville, CA studio. Their business grew out of desire to make socially conscious and beautiful glass work. They built a kiln but had trouble finding recycled glass they wanted [...]

Laurence

2013-04-26T20:15:10+00:00April 26th, 2013|Glass|

Originally from Paris, France, Laurence is a professional artist, designer and gallery owner based out of Sonoma County, CA for over 30 years. Laurence is accomplished in a variety of glass working techniques including: casting, etching, slumping and stained glass, with special expertise in glass [...]

David Royce

2013-02-19T23:43:02+00:00February 19th, 2013|Glass|

Combining hot glassblowing with the cold techniques of sandblasting and carving, David Royce creates intriguing, textural forms. “My approach to glass relies heavily on layering of colors and extensive cold working to reveal those colors,” he states. David began exploring glass art at the age [...]

Drayton Glass Works

2011-05-25T18:17:54+00:00May 25th, 2011|Glass|

Drayton Glass Works is a glass blowing studio and gallery located in the historic Starland art district of Savannah, GA. Owned and operated by Jonathan Poirier, the Glass Works specializes in art and custom glass pieces, as well as substantial, high-quality production pieces crafted in [...]

Studio Paran

2011-03-02T00:46:56+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Glass|

Studio Paran is the creative endeavor of Richard Jones, who founded the glassworks in 1989 with a commitment to producing hand blown pieces characterized by strong design, skilled craftsmanship, bold use of color and innovative form. Through the years, Richard, a graduate of the Rhode [...]

Nolan Prohaska

2011-03-02T00:46:36+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Glass|

Nolan Prohaska discovered glass through an introductory course at the University of Wisconsin in River Falls. Although he received his degree in horticulture, he has led the life of an artisan for the past decade, working with some of the most accomplished glass artists in [...]

Hot Glass Works

2011-03-02T00:46:11+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Glass|

Hank and Toby Schwartz combine color and emblems in their versatile pressed glass coins that are great as window ornaments, stocking stuffers or package ties. Glass coins were used between the 9th and 15th centuries as a unit of measurement. Their inscriptions referred to the [...]

Boar Glass

2011-03-02T00:44:56+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Glass|

Working collaboratively as Boar Glass, Bengt Hokanson and Trefny Dix create hand blown glass vessels and sculptural pieces at their studio in Durango, CO. The two artists, who have worked together since 1996, share design influences including world textiles, urban graffiti, landscape and undersea life [...]

Josephine Geiger

2011-03-02T00:44:35+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Glass|

Adhering to traditional leaded art glass techniques, Twin Cities artist Josephine Geiger builds marvelous glass works that are structured at the same time as they are free-flowing. Josephine describes her varied inspirations as “mundane as a TV commercial and lofty as the father of Impressionism.” [...]

Brian Western

2011-03-02T00:44:11+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Glass|

Minneapolis artist Brian Western has developed a way to turn empty glass bottles into sculptural jewelry, mobiles and suncatchers using a method he terms “poor-man’s slumping,” in deference to more formal kiln-formed glass techniques. To create his trademark leaf-shaped works, Brian combines three of his [...]