BIG news and another step forward

Earlier this year The Museum Store of the Art Institute of Chicago sampled two of my recycled glass, “Broken Bottle Bowls” for possible inclusion in their Fall 2012 catalog back in February. I had met the assistant buyer at the One of a Kind show in December of last year and was honored and very excited [...]

Home Book | Spring 2012

I was included in the Wednesday Journal Home Book for Spring 2012 in the “Repurpose” category. Definitely a nice surprise this past Sunday morning. Thanks to my awesome neighbors for saving me a copy!

My Magic Mushroom

Magic Garden Walk  May 2012 The Art Center of Highland Park hosts its annual sculpture installation in downtown Highland Park and I am one of the 50 artists chosen to participate this year. I will be covering a 36″ tall fiberglass mushroom form with glass mosaics! I plan on taking daily progress photos and sharing [...]

bentbottle video update

I spent a bit of time today updating my bentbottle promo video. While the other one was good and garnered over 167,000 views (the most of any of my videos on youtube) it was long, slow and a bit dated. So here is a look at my more current recycled glass work

More Recycled Glass Sculpture

“Transmitter”, recycled glass sculpture, 6′ tall with concrete and all-thread supports. This latest sculpture is an idea I have been working on in my head for awhile. The glass bottles are not affixed but are interchangeable and can be re sequenced to change the shape or color of the piece. Currently it is on exhibit [...]

MARCH EVENT :: Progressive TAG SALE

March 18, 1-6pm Biolum Glass Studio  400 N. Humphrey Ave.  + 2 other locations  One giant fire sale – three different houses! Get some retail therapy at this multi-location sale in North Oak Park. Select artisans, creatives and collectors offer priced-to-sell wares at their home & studio locations.  There are over a half dozen participants! * At [...]

bentbottle in Stylish Home Catalog 2012

One of my bottle bowls was selected to be featured in Issue 2 of the Stylish Home Catalog which showcases Etsy sellers for home decor aficionados!  Please download their catalog [pdf] and look through the many great items they offer!