Glass Artist of the Month
Like most artists, Steve Bates can’t imagine life without his medium. "I’m nearing my 11th year of pipe making now,” he says. "It scares me to think of what I would be doing if I wasn't blowing glass!"
Lisa’s Pieces glass consists of sculpted steamrollers in 160 different varieties.
Justin Jenicke's winning style is defined by sleek, clean symmetry. He draws inspiration from classic Venetian shaping, science fiction, mythology and the human form — especially the female.
Dustin Revere specializes in one-of-a-kind pipes, and murinni (colored patterns or images). “Innovation, artistic expression, and education within the glass blowing communities,” Dustin says, “is truly my life’s work.”
Tracie Lotus Starr moved to Asheville, NC with Marty Christiansen in 2006. There, Tracie and Marty founded The Hippie Hookup to help friends sell and distribute their glass. Their vision was a different kind of distribution company, one that supported and promoted i...