Stuck on Spectrum Glass

            I’m not sure that I’ve used anything but Spectrum Glass, not that other glass isn’t readily available. I could easily grab the Bullseye brand, Uroboros, Kokomo, or Youghiogheny, but I find myself gravitating to Spectrum. Could that be because when I began that’s the brand I was steered to…

Life of Glass

Glass is as old as lightening and sand. I would love to walk the beach and find a Fulgurite. The sometimes hollow tube of fused sand, if small, would make a lovely necklace after wrapping with silver wire. Often the lightening glass is too large and appears in the shape of the lightening itself as you…

Michigan Glass Artists

Two Michigan ladies impress the shoppers at the Morley-Stanwood Arts and Crafts show Saturday, November 7. You see Judi Kempf from Greenville on the left and Marie Schweitzer from Comstock Park beside her. The business name is White Swan Studios. These women worked at the United States Postal Service for over 30 years where they…

New Innovation – Knitting Glass

While the vast majority follow instructions and go by the pattern, Carol Milne steps out on her own to form a new art process. Carol knits glass, or so it appears. The Seattle based author, international artist and teacher, originally from Canada, started her working career in a landscape architect’s office during the late 80’s.…

Art Prize

Take a stroll down the busy streets of Grand Rapids, Michigan starting September 23rd through October 11, 2015 and you will find a variety of art at every turn. This is the 7th year artists from around the globe have converged to show and compete for substantial monetary prizes. The 2014 grand prize of $200,000…