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About glassyact

Native Portland, Or resident artist. Studio owner and builder of large fused glass public installations.

Glass quilt collaboration Doernbecher Children’s Hospital – Portland, OR

This 45×45″ glass quilt was recently installed in the new Oregon Health Science University Rood building on the Portland waterfront.  The first piece of art for the family stay unit in the building.  Sold at auction for 12,000.00!  Each plate … Continue reading

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Glass fusion mural created for Bernstein Artful Learning Celebration…Jackson Middle School and Village Glass Studio…Portland,OR

Paste a Video URL http://wordpress.com/Jackson Middle School students filmed in the creative glass fusion process. Fused glass mural completed and installed at the entrance of the school in timely celebration of the Artful Learning program funded by the Leonard Bernstein … Continue reading

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Welcome!

A Fragile World, A Fused Glass World. Welcome to my world of glass!

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My Plate – Hartley Elementary Portland, OR

Healthy Active Schools Initiative received grants for five schools in the Gresham Reynold’s district  to create art to support the promotion and appeal of healthy options.    5 artists were requested to design and complete a mural or signage prompts … Continue reading

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Totems of Natural Science

Third through Fifth grade – 6 classrooms – 150 students and 6 totems- 6 ft  placed above the entrance of Redland Elementary library .

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Windows of Communication

Ann Ott-Cooper,  Art teacher at Jackson Middle School was offered free metal plates by a parent.  Fortunately, I was asked to collaborate  with such an amazing teacher and creative friend.  I carried the plates to our local pub one sunny … Continue reading

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Glass Lamparas

Students worked in groups of 4 to design lanterns that would be sold at the school auction.

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A Fragile World – A Fused Glass World

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Grout Elementary SE Portland,OR made great strides over the past 5 years to introduce 500 students grades 4th and 5th to the Art and Science of glass.  This year I met my final 100 students who had just begun First … Continue reading

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Hello World!

I just want to welcome you to my world of glass.  As a resident artist in Portland, Oregon, I have had the opportunity to reach over a thousand students in the public and private schools.  These are a few of … Continue reading

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Van Gogh in Glass?

I was requested as a resident artist in an elementary school to complete a mural using a crushed glass technique.  Little did I know the teachers would prepare a Van Gogh drawing instead of a simple outline of the 8-year … Continue reading

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