I’ve had a passion for art for as long as I can remember.
While growing up, I spent warm summer days in my grandfather’s woodworking shop learning valuable lessons. He was a skilled engraver who had a meticulous attention to detail and a great knowledge about different tools and techniques. From my time working with him, to watching my mother who is a ceramics artist, I developed an eye for art and a passion for working with my hands.
I began working with glass in 2000. While I started with stained glass, I also explored working with stone, concrete casting, and the possibilities of wood. Now in my studio I am thrilled to create new pieces of glass art. I Enjoy the creative process, seeing and ideal come to life. While my pieces have a similar shape, no two pieces have the same pattern which make each one unique.
Today, I sculpt glass within the kiln, always pushing and exploring the glass and letting it show me it’s true form. Following that, the glass is cold worked and polished to create the soothing shapes and organic lines that are indicative of my work. Then, I design and fabricate complementary pedestals to finish each piece. I find the exploration of the purity of shape and simplicity in form create surprisingly complex pieces that mimic the unpredictability of nature.