Laura Critchfield's Profile
After five years at Kent State University and earning my BFA back in the 80's, I took time to start a family, working on pastels, paintings and dabbling in various art forms as my husband and I raised two kids. I found glasswork (after many years of surreptitiously watching glass artists work their craft) in August 2007, when I saw some lampworked beads at a gallery in Sanibel, Florida. It took me all of three days back home to figure out I could (and would) do this at home, signed up for a class, and now I spend every moment I can working at my torch!
Glass is a wonderful mix of fluid medium and chance- you never know what will come out of the kiln in the morning, sometimes it's not quite what you may have expected, but it's always a nice surprise! After years of two dimensional art (painting, drawing and photography), this is an everchinging medium that is exciting and new, even…
- Born on April 14
- Joined January 22, 2008