Category: Glass

Quick Hits: Janet Panabaker

Glass artist Janet Panabaker creates trompe-l’oeil mixed-media sculptural still lifes, like Party Plate, found in her Donut Misunderstand Me series. She’s one of more than 300 artists included in this year’s Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, coming up July 12-14.

Muzylowski Allen’s Glass Menagerie

Winnipeg-born, Vancouver educated Shelley Muzylowski Allen is a sculptural glass sensation with a high profile internationally. Based in Washington state, often participating in workshops and collaborations, she adds unconventional materials and complex patterns to her blown and hand sculpted works.

Silvia Taylor: Elegance in a Hot Shop

Gritty craftsmanship underpins Silvia Taylor’s elegantly finished glass works. Her artistry relies on electroplating, engraving and metal surfacing. -Journey Vessels, Blown/engraved glass with copper surface. 2011 The ‘sculptural object’ at the top of this post, part of her Ogee series, is formed of glass, copper electroplated surface, and […]

Karine Demers’ Fresh Glass Art Designs

This former stained glass technician’s work features contemporary designs in blown glass, solid glass and fusion with hand-painted enamel. Quebec artist Karine Demers says she is “hypnotized by the flamboyant movement of glass.” (Above: Patched vases, blown glass with enamel. 2011) . -Paperweight, solid glass with enamel. 2011 […]