What is so special about “hand-made” objects? The story. This is the quality we appreciate most in a modern world of mass-produced everythings. As collectors and as makers, its value is the characteristic of the object and where it came from, the process.
As a glassmaker, my hands are my most precious tools, although sometimes they get abused with wear & tear and occasional injury. Look at any artist ‘s hands and they could speak volumes.
I attended 2 inspiring lectures yesterday at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma. Read more…
What is our journey on this planet? What makes it meaningful? Connections– to things and with people that you love.
I recently returned to New York City for an installation of a chandelier created as an heirloom piece for the client’s family. We melted precious metals into the glass as a time capsule preserving the value of our existence now to be forever encased in glass for the future. The glittering glass chandelier is the object around which the connections are made. I am honored as an artist to make such an object for the investment of the family lineage.
My grandmother passed away yesterday. She was one of my biggest fans.
Who can you trust? — a reflection on life. The process of a finished piece of art is a manifestation of the journey.
We never do anything alone. If you thought you drove yourself to work today– think how you could not have done it without someone who designed and made the car, provided fuel at the petrol station, and even wrote the song that you listened to on the radio.
We can trust that we are all here together sharing our talents and our passions and contributing to the world.
As a glass artist, I have to have trust. Read more…