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I am someone with a life-long missionary zeal for creative expression. At the age of twenty-two in 1991, I began an apprenticeship at a glass blowing studio in Centralia, Washington. I worked hard on the skill, growing more inspired as I worked with others around me and explored what I could find about those who worked before me. In 1997 I was given the opportunity to work outside of the United States, working as a production glassblower on the island of Bermuda. I was fortunate enough to stay for ten years.

While in Bermuda I continued to work hard to learn the skills required to master hot glass. I was introduced to venetian techniques I would not have been exposed to back in the states and I also began applying time and attention to traditional soda glass lampwork.

2007 I arrived back in the United States with…

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  • Born on March 4
  • Joined March 25, 2010

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I am someone with a life-long missionary zeal for creative expression. At the age of twenty-two in 1991, I began an apprenticeship at a glass blowing studio in Centralia, Washington. I worked hard on the skill, growing more inspired as I worked with others around me and explored what I could find about those who worked before me. In 1997 I was given the opportunity to work outside of the United States, working as a production glassblower on the island of Bermuda. I was fortunate enough to stay for ten years.

While in Bermuda I continued to work hard to learn the skills required to master hot glass. I was introduced to venetian techniques I would not have been exposed to back in the states and I also began applying time and attention to traditional soda glass lampwork.

2007 I arrived back in the United States with the intention of furthering my passion by offering my own designs. I am a happy member of the Western Avenue Studios community in Lowell, MA.

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