Fused Glass Artistry

About

Welcome to Geek Girl Glass!  During the day you will find me working in the high tech world as an engineering manager.  Although the work is satisfying, my soul needs a creative outlet.   Each weekend (and some weeknights when the muse calls) you will find me making fused glass art in my garage studio located in Boulder, Colorado.

Why fused glass?   Never one to be conventional, I’ve always gravitated towards non-representational,  three-dimensional  art.  I would eagerly sign up for those oddball art classes offered in continuing education and community college brochures.  Three years ago I stumbled onto fusing glass and was immediately hooked.  Confronted with a selection of colored sheets of glass, I utilize my mathematical side to arrange unique geometric relationships.  Then, throwing caution to the wind, I allow all the individual components to fuse under extreme heat.  Although science dictates the transition between liquid (melted) and solid glass, there is an uncontrollable element in the fusing process which can lead to exciting and sometimes unexpected shapes.  The creative possibilities are seemingly endless.

Ready to go!  My newly remodeled garage-studio

Ready to go! My newly remodeled garage-studio

In 2013, I remodeled my garage and purchased a kiln.  This has allowed me to pursue my passion and create fused glass art to share with more than friends and family.   I invite you to enjoy the beauty that fused glass art can bring to your home.

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2 responses

  1. I would like to introduce myself as your blogging neighbor. Today’s assignment in Blogging 101 was to follow 5 new topics and 5 new blogs. I am also fascinated by glass fusing and am just starting out. I bought an old ceramic kiln with a kiln setter control so I designed and built a digital ramp soak control panel for it. I am in the process of ironing out the settings on it now and hope to soon be melting glass.

    January 7, 2015 at 2:54 PM

    • Good luck with your kiln. Adding a digital control should make experimenting with settings fun!

      January 7, 2015 at 9:29 PM

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