My love affair with glass began by accident when I stumbled into a fused glass class in 2004 and was immediately addicted. I was amazed by the number of ways you could manipulate the glass allowing endless creative possibilities. The use of texture in glass, both tactile and visual is exciting.
I am inspired by nature, from the grand views of the mountains to the tiniest details of a flower. This has drawn my work towards botanical themes in glass, not only in the subject, but the colors and especially using light and transparency to create depth.
Every time I see a beautiful scene or piece of art I immediately start thinking, “How can I make that in glass?”
Starting La Hoya Glass Artists studio and gallery is a dream come true. After teaching fused glass classes for the past five years I was blessed to find a group of artists who had the same dream and vision for the future. Together we have created something remarkable and we’re excited to share it with you.