Category Archives: Fused Glass

2013 Warm Glass Magnet Exchange

This is the first time I had the pleasure of participating in the Warm Glass Magnet Exchange through http://www.WarmGlass.com . The exchange has been taking place since 2002, where 120 (!) glass artists exchanged small glass magnets with each other.  As a participant, you agree to … Continue reading

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Frances and Michael Higgins: Honorable Efforts in Studio Glass

Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.                                             Harry Lorayne For quite sometime now, a nagging question has been plaguing me in earnest about the subject of Higgins … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of Littleton and His Students

October brought an enchanting visit to a little slice of glass heaven in Neenah, WI called the Bergstrom Mahler Museum  to take in: The Legacy of Littleton and His Students.  I finally have a little time to sit down and write about … Continue reading

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Soul Searching: Awakening to the Facinating World of Contemporary Glass Art

Glass geeks are keenly aware of the fact that this year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass movement, whose humble origins I wrote about in my Holy Toledo post.   Much to the delight of glass fans, this milestone has brought glass … Continue reading

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Soul Searching: Part I

Well said, my beloved TMBG friends. Time marches on, does it not? Many truly exciting things have happened during these last six months since my last blog post. It is going to require two separate blog posts be composed to fully catch my … Continue reading

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Frog legs and Fellowship

This past week I had the extreme good fortune to FINALLY meet up with gifted glass artist extraordinaire and my friend Anne Nye in person for the very first time.  It was definitely a pinch-me-I-must-be-dreaming kind of moment when I shared a … Continue reading

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Glass Tapestry with David Alcala

This past weekend I had the great pleasure of taking David Alcala’s Glass Tapestry class at The Vinery in Madison. What an absolute treat! It’s always fun getting to hang out with other glassy folk and be stretched in new directions. … Continue reading

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Two to tango?

It’s quite refreshing to have to different mediums, glass and collage, as dance partners to tango back and forth between the two. If I tire of one or hit a mental road block, the other is always there to welcome me with … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Higgins Glass Collector

OK…It’s time for brutal honesty and total transparency. It time for me to fess up like an alcoholic at an AA meeting. My name is Brandie, and I am truly captivated by Higgins glass. When I saw my first Higgins … Continue reading

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