BestBeadShowSmallIt’s that time of year again! Tucson is inundated with bead people, gem lovers, sellers and buyers, for the Tucson Gem and Bead and Fossil Show. There are at least 50 different shows going on over a two week period …

Read more


glassblowingRyanIt’s that time of year when Pacific Art Glass has it’s winter shindig…The Spirit of 96. Patty Gray is in town teaching with her ladies and Ryan Staub is in doing roll up. Fabulous glass blowing! We were able to …

Read more

burnt-asphalt-urban-glass-5I sure do wish I could have been at Urban Glass to witness the group, Burnt Asphalt Family’s cooking and glass blowing party. For an audience of over 100 people the group demonstrated their glass blowing skills while preparing a …

Read more

levenson2Silvia Levinson is teaching a class at the Pittsburgh Glass Center called “Thinking in Glass”. If you’re in that area and need something fabulous to do take this class! Take it for me! I love Silvia’s work and would love …

Read more

bullseye_bash_bigFor those of you in the Southern California area check out the current line up of glasses at Pacific Art Glass in Gardena. Roger Thomas and Patty Gray and Michael Dupille and all the way from Italy, Lucio Babucco. And …

Read more


index_01This is such short notice but for those of you bead ┬ámakers in the Southern California area there will be bead making a plenty over at The Mandrel in Torrance for Beads of Courage. The event is from 11-3 …

Read more

410_100_0173I was wandering around Facebbok a little while ago looking for interesting tidbits of information all of you might find interesting and I came across the Soft Glass Invitational. Sounds like a fun event next month, May 16-18 at …

Read more

logoIf you want to do a presentation for the GAS Conference 2014 you better get your application in. The deadline is approaching…April 7th. The Glass Art Society is taking 2013 off and the 2014 conference is being held at the …

Read more

logoI know there are some amazing glass artists out there. People with glass wisdom and experience that should be shared with other glass enthusiasts. Well put your presentation together and send in your proposal for the GAS (Glass Art Society)

Read more

GCE-WE-22I’ve mentioned in past posts about Glass Craft & Bead Expo, the glass show held every year in Las Vegas. It’s coming up faster than you know and I think the Art Clay World people are offering up some …

Read more

tutorials-icoHeather Trimlett was live at Corning demonstrating bead making and now you can see it on You Tube. I’ve had her teach at my studio and to watch Heather work is to watch a master. She’s so good and teaches …

Read more

Bullseyemain_copy_1_main_image_bigMy first love with glass is fine art. The more I see it in traditional galleries the happier I get. Over at the Friesen Gallery they’re doing a show of Bullseye artists…Bullseye at Friesen. It includes Giles Bettison, Dante Marioni, …

Read more

banner3It’s getting close…it’s the Glass Craft & Bead Expo and it’s April 3-7 in sunny Las Vegas. I bring it up now so if you’re interested in any of the classes they offer you can sign up before they fill …

Read more

we_love_our_customers_2013Since I have been expanding my glass horizons, I’ve started playing more with boro glass. That then makes me more aware of the boro companies out there. I’ve signed up with Glass Alchemy to find out what’s new and groovy …

Read more

It’s time for the Spirit of 96 shin dig at Pacific Art Glass for those of you in Southern California. It’s this Saturday, Dec 8th and there will be glass and roll ups and a raffle and specials on Spectrum …

Read more
keep looking »
    Sponsors














Follow on Bloglovin

follow us in feedly