Workshops: Penland

In the past couple of years I have become a workshop addict. The first step is giving in and saying, “I have more to learn”… And then you’re doomed, the bug has bitten, the kool-aid drank.  Because of great workshop programs like Penland School of Crafts, there is always another great artist to study with…

My Summer Studio Tour…

…Is about to hit the road!  First stop was actually Washington DC, did that, saw The Fam, gasped at the Albrecht Durer show…..  Now I’m getting ready to go to The Studio at Corning Glass for the second summer in a row.  Corning is amazing.  Beautiful part of the world, the factory whistle still blows…

Penland School of Craft

I spent my spring break taking a workshop  at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina.  I studied under Alicia Lomne to learn her techniques in pate de verre glass casting.  (Pate de verre- glass paste- is an ancient technique going back to the Egyptians).  My trip to North Carolina started last Friday with a double…