The Spring 2011 issue of Profitable Glass Quarterly brings you inspiration and fabulous ideas for improving your glass art business. Learn how the environmental influences in the life of hot glass studio artist Jennifer Umphress continue to shape her form, colors, themes, and vision. You’ll also discover how David Fjeld of Big Sky Stained Glass Art draws inspiration for his stained glass commissions and the beginnings of his fused art from the natural beauty that surrounds him in his Montana home. Then let retailers Zoi and John Sandy of Glass Endeavors show you how they bring together her background in art education and his formal training in painting and drawing to create success in their business. Glasscaster with Marcie Davis features an interview with Elizabeth Mears. There’s also inspiration for the independent artist from Milon Townsend on producing educational videos plus an historical perspective on how seven precious Tiffany angel windows were saved from the wrecking ball. Rounding out this issue is the announcement of the 2010 Dichroic By Design and the 2011 NICHE award winners, great tips from Bruce Baker on how to turn trade show attendees into potential customers, and ways to bring positive change into your life and business.