April 12, 2019

We are delighted to share that we have been selected to contribute works to two juried art shows this month.

The first is the Westlake Village Art Guild Open Juried Show, which runs through April 26. Our piece, "Still Waters," is among many beautiful works of art. The e...

January 28, 2019

We are well in to 2019 and gearing up for our Spring Shows. This year, we kick-off on March 1 and 2 at theSpring Arts & Crafts Festival. It's our second year at this show and the second year we'll be celebrating one of our birthdays at the same time! Below are the deta...

January 14, 2019

We hear you! You love our artwork and want something practical you can use! That's why we are excited to announce our new Limited Edition Collections, practical art-ware that can be used for everyday meals or special occasions, and enjoyed as art when not in use.

Our 20...

August 30, 2018

We had the pleasure of working with Pâte de Verre, one of the earliest glass-making techniques in the world. It was also one of the messiest (and most fun) techniques we ever tried.

The Corning Museum of Glass writes...​​

"The term (Pâte de Verre) means "glass paste" in...

July 27, 2018

Sue and I are always looking for new ideas and designs for glass. Recently, we've noticed a return to bold fun prints like Batiks. We turned to our friend Lena, who actually invented a process for designing Batik glass and got to work.

The process is quite involved and...

July 10, 2018

Exciting news! Blazing Star Arts is now the proud owner of a vitrograph kiln, a kiln where glass flows out of the bottom of the furnace where it can be manipulated. So, what does that mean and how does it work?

A pot of glass pieces is place inside the Vitrograph and fi...

June 29, 2018

I had the pleasure of working with my friend Fred Buxton at Raining Sunshine Studios recently. He helped me refine our approach to landscapes with depth, and I taught him how to do fossil vitrea (using plants in glass).

It was hard not to be inspired by the amazing view...

June 15, 2018

This month I had the opportunity to take a class from Richard LaLonde, a pioneering fused glass artist who taught at the renowned Pilchuck School in 1985 and who created the Liquid Glass Line technique. 

It was an amazing experience in part because of his knowledge and...

April 26, 2018

We are delighted to announce that three art glass pieces created by Blazing Start Arts' own Bonnie Quintanilla have been accepted into the "Anything Goes" Competitive Art Show. This juried show is sponsored by the Ventura County Arts Council.

The show runs through May 2...

April 20, 2018

The spring show season is here and we have a busy schedule of events. We hope you'll come see us at one or all of them as we will have new work at each show!

The Band Street Faire

Fundraiser for Newbury Park High School Music Department

April 28th

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Newb...

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