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ANNETTE

Join us on June 9th, at Studio Channel Islands, to celebrate the amazing women in Shannon Hogan-Cohen’s newly published book S.H.E. Share, Heal, Empower and to meet the…

Boxed In

I finally got around to doing a fused glass box, and I’m so happy with the results.  It’s a fairly complicated process but rewarding when the results are…

NEW BEGINNER CLASSES

I’m ready to schedule a new round of beginning classes in June.  These are 3 hour classes, with only 4 students and they fill quickly.  We always have…

GLASS CAMI

Here it is – my new glass cami.  It’s been a journey creating this woven piece and working out how to best display it.  But I’m thrilled with…

FULL SPECTRUM

I’m so pleased that my Garden Art “Full Spectrum” is to be featured in the upcoming spring catalog from Delphi Glass, a supplier of material and equipment to…

FIRE TREE

As many of you know, Ventura County, our home for the past 45 years, has suffered catastrophic damage from multiple fires in December.  Many of our friends and…

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 2017

I’ve been very busy getting ready for our annual Studio Open House and Holiday Sale.  We’ve extended to 3 days this year so we can enjoy more time…

DENIM AND RUFFLES

What fun!  A four day class in Phoenix with a teacher I’ve been wanting to meet for a long time – Lisa Becker – at the Milkweed Arts…

BORDERS, EDGES & SEAMS

I’m thrilled that three of my pieces were accepted into the upcoming show at Studio Channel Islands in Camarillo.  I know it will be a beautifully curated show…

NO BOUNDARIES

I’m very excited about my upcoming show at Fox Fine Jewelry in Ventura.  The show, titled “No Boundaries” has led me to an exploration of abstract art in…

GEORGE AND ANDREA!

Latest portrait for a lovely couple!  I can’t wait to see their response when they pick it up!  Doing these special portraits always makes me happy!

NEW GARDEN SCULPTURE

Love this new garden piece – a 10″ circle of glass that will change color as the sun travels across the sky, and a sweet hummingbird and dragonfly…

NO BOUNDARIES

I’m so excited about my next show – coming up in May at Fox Fine Jewelry in Ventura.  I’ve been working on so many new pieces and really…

ARTQUENCH MAGAZINE, CREATIVE MASTERS III

Wonderful surprise today! Two of my pieces were selected to appear in the hard cover edition of ArtQuench Magazine, Creative Masters III. Second consecutive year for being selected…

WHAT FUN!

I had a wonderful time playing with drop rings this weekend, and came home with these charming pieces.  Definitely more to come!

BARGELLO IN GLASS

Many years ago, when I was addicted to needlepoint, I did a series of bargello pieces, and I still have a couple of the bags.  Now, I’m addicted…

NEW SEDER PLATES 2017

Just finished two new seder plates because Passover is just around the corner!   The red one is mounted as a silver try, and the blue one, with…

TOAA Art Show

TOAA OPEN JURIED ART SHOW, 2017 – ends February 28th!

Fantastic show starting today – the 2017 Open Juried Show, by the Thousand Oaks Art Association. I worked bring-in yesterday and saw  many gorgeous works, making me so…

PRETTY WOMEN

I have just finished mounting these three new works:  color studies of a Picasso drawing using enamels, glass powders, and ground glass.   Each of the 8 x 8…

WALK ON THE SUNNY SIDE

This is just out of the kiln and still a bit warm, but I wanted to share it as soon as possible.  It’s a 17 x 21″ piece…

HINENI UPDATE

The response to my Hineni pendants and door signs was truly amazing, and this week I will be sending a donation, well over $1,000 to Planned Parenthood.  Thank…

THANK YOU!

I am so grateful for the amazing turnout for our annual Studio Open House, which was held on December 2nd and 3rd.  We had a wonderful time visiting…

AMAZING GLASS!

I walked past this bowl a few minutes ago and was blown away by what the sun was doing to it. Then I moved it to two other…

NEW GARDEN ART

This just out of the kiln – a 17″ circle of red glory!  Ready for mounting as a garden piece, but it would be equally fabulous in front…

DANCE

Fused Glass, Kiln-formed Elements, 14 x 24

BLUE SPLENDOR MENORAH

Here’s my latest menorah – glass formed in the kiln – all mounted and ready for candles.

LADIES IN WAITING

May I present – Her Majesty and her Ladies in Waiting! The three lovelies are framed and ready to go out to her audience – one of my…

NEW LOVELIES

Here are two new lovely ladies I recently finished.   The “Dancer” is self-explanatory, I thing – just an expression of pure joy!  The lovely lady with the…

PHOTOS MADE MEMORABLE

Let me use your favorite photo to create a lasting work of art.  Photos are permanently fused in glass – no fading or wearing!

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE 2016

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STARFISH

This may be the beginning of a whole new direction for me. It’s a 2″ thick block of glass, cast around several starfish, that are actually negative spaces…

the-wave

THE WAVE – SOLD

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Another Garden Beauty

These abstract transparent round sculptures are a beautiful addition to your garden. The custom stand makes gives them even more impact. They are always a joy to make…

NEW HANNUKIAHS FOR 2016

I just finished these new menorahs – a new way to show off some of my kiln-formed “pot melts”. Loved the colors and the way these will sparkle…