Archive for April, 2011

Glass of Palooza 2011

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Palooza 2011 “Tingley Glass”

Beginning Lampworking & Mosaic Mirror

Scarf Painting – taught by Sharon

April 15th , 16th & 17th 2011¬† Workshop at “Tingley Glass” 145 Prout Lane, New Milford, Pa.¬† Jan Winemiller (owner)

It was privilege¬† to teach 2 workshops at “Tingley Glass” for 8 Special and Talented Women.¬† The Weekend started out on Friday night about 6:00 PM. Everyone met at the Local Pub for dinner. After dinner we gathered at “Tingley Glass” where we relaxed and got to know each other a little better. Everyone discussed what we wanted to achieve and accomplish from the weekend. Eventually, we called it a¬† night and agreed to start our weekend with a 6:30 AM Alarm call. Breakfast at 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM , start working at 8:30 – 9:00 AM.

The energy was exploding all weekend. The capacity for action was consistent every minute of the¬† day.¬† The chemistry between all of these women was so refreshing and soulful.¬† Jan has created a warm, comfortable environment for developing talent and ton’s of creativity. Kudos!!

Also, The FOOD was Fabulous! Each Women supplied a meal of Healthy, delicious and abundance amounts of food.





Gallery of Excellence – Las Vegas

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Gallery of Excellence – Glass Craft & Bead Expo April 2011

This is the second year I attended the Glass Craft & Bead Expo in Las Vegas and once again has proven to be a positive experience. Glass Craftsman Magazine sponsors the Gallery of Excellence annual jury art competition for 2011. Art that is submitted is on display in a  special area of the Exhibit Hall for viewing. Voting is done by a panel of judges, with popular vote category as well. There are 6 different categories, with both Professional & Amateur divisions in each.  1. fused/cast/kiln worked 2. stained glass3. mosaic4. Cold working (etched, beveled, painted) 5. blown & Flamed worked sculpture 6. beads & jewelry.

3rd Place Cold Working – Professional


People’s Choice – Cold Working – Professional




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