Kenny Pieper

Kenny Pieper

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

     Kenny Pieper was born in Birmingham, Alabama and raised in the mountains of North Carolina. He began his craft career in high school when he studied at the Penland School of Crafts. Initially, he studied pottery with Norm Schulman and Cynthia Bringle. Later, he found his passion for glass under the tutelage of […]

Matt Seasholtz

Matt Seasholtz

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Artists | No Comments

Matt Seasholtz’ education and early career were as a mechanical engineer. He began working with glass in 1984 at Glasslight, Inc where he blew glass and contributed to product design. Engineers can often make incredible artists as their technical and problem solving skills can sometimes lend themselves to seeing new ways to create art and […]

Scott Hartley

Scott Hartley

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Artists | No Comments

Scott Hartley’s studio and gallery is called Infinity Art Glass. Scott works out of Benton, Kansas making ornate and dynamic glass sculptures, paperweights, platters, and more. His first love was biology, but after teaching for years, the spark of art, passed down from his father, caught in Scott and he switched to glass art full […]

Anchor Bend Glasswork

Anchor Bend Glasswork

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Artists | No Comments

Anchor Bend Glasswork is a glass artist collaborative established in 2003. This collaborative comprises of three   childhood friends Michael Richardson, Justin Tarducci, and Timothy Underwood.  All met while exploring their shared enthusiasm for art, glass, and creation in and around Newport Rhode Island. Each member of the team has their own style and expertise […]

Adam Thomas

Adam Thomas

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Artists | No Comments

          Adam Thomas has a strong  range of styles and techniques when it comes to glass art, using a combination of historical techniques and contemporary perspective. He often allows the glass itself to shape what is made as responds to the fluidity and hot glass. Movement and energy drive the design […]

Bernadette Mahfood

Bernadette Mahfood

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Artists | No Comments

Bernadette’s fascination with beads began in 1974 when she bartered her wristwatch for some very ancient glass beads while she was living in Tunisia. The architecture, friezes, mosaics and murals at these ancient sites, in addition to the ambient color of Tunisia, continue to inspire her. These first beads and continued inspiration eventually lead to […]

Cherry Glass

Cherry Glass

Posted on May 5, 2013 in Artists | No Comments

The aptly named Cherry Glass studio and gallery is located in Cherry, MN on the Iron Range. Scot Bennett and his wife, Ryan Bennett, work together in the studio making surreal glass art. From castles to glass straws to fantasy sculptures, Cherry Glass specializes in electroplating glass and other objects with copper.    Much of […]

Helen Rudy

Helen Rudy

Posted on Apr 27, 2013 in Artists | No Comments

Helen Rudy creates beautiful functional art out of fused glass in her Denver, Co studio. She focuses on careful placement of colors and design to combine fine art with into functional pieces. Each piece is made from hand cut panels of glass and is designed and assembled in layers. The layers are then fuse melted together by […]

Terry Weaver

Terry Weaver

Posted on Apr 24, 2013 in Artists | No Comments

Terry Weaver was a licensed architect  in 1988 when he took his first  glass blowing workshop. He was hooked instantly and that  passion evolved until he opened his own part-time glass studio in 1998. For several years, Weaver would fire up his studio once a month to blow glass. This allowed him to slowly and methodically build […]

Michael Tonder

Michael Tonder

Posted on Feb 26, 2013 in Artists | No Comments

Working with recycled plate glass, kilns, and sandblaster – Michael creates one-of-a-kind glass sculptures. Hand-cut from flat sheets of glass, each creation is carefully assembled, then fired in an electric kiln.  After firing, the fused glass forms are then carved and etched to completion.   Within each form, Tonder employs internal lines, altered surface textures, […]