Category Archives: Glass History

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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SOFA Chicago 2012

SOFA 2012 did not disappoint. In fact, I think I am still recovering and processing what I learned and observed. The amount of “glasspiration” there was absolutely insane! When I walked in with fellow glass artist friend Linda Oeffling, I had to make … 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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Holy Toledo, Batman!

Oh what an absolute treat it was to visit the Toledo Museum of Art  this past week! It was Spring Break in my neighborhood, so I took three out of my four kiddos, and met up with Uncle Paul and Aunt Judy to … Continue reading

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