"Spinning a globe in my father’s den I dreamt I would travel where my parents had been. Glass has provided me a means to travel- from coast to coast in the US – Seattle then RISD for my MFA and then trips abroad – France, Norway, Japan, Italy, and Turkey to remember a few. We Live in a Glass Age – think of how we receive and interpret communication – It’s my job as a glassmaker to expose the nuances of this ubiquitous material."
"Somewhere between art and design a teetering takes place. Were these cups detritus from a celebration? Here I try to make a ‘machined like’ champagne flute yet treat it like a plastic cup…"