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Summer 2007 **PRINT**

PGQSummer2007

Profitable Glass Quarterly Summer 2007

Letter from the Editor
Learning and Growing at the Glass Craft & Bead Expo
Glass art shows are one of the greatest places for learning new techniques, discovering new products, and catching the enthusiasm from fellow glass enthusiasts for this wonder medium.
by Maureen James

Hot Glass Studio Profile
A Land of Patron's How America's Desire for Excellence and Creativity Will Keep Your Studio Fire Burning
What began as production work for flameworker, Ken Schneidereit, has grown into a successful hot glass studio of his own where unique and beautiful glass art abounds.
by Ken Schneidereit

Art Glass Studio Profile
Mansion Glass
Using materials and techniques that medieval stained glass artists never imagined, Bill Hillman designs and produces stunning commissions with images that seem to float within the glass.
by Colleen Bryan

Retailer Profile
Stained Glass Emporium
Jennifer Kuzminski left the daily routine of a successful law practice to find fulfillment helping others learn to love glass, drawing them to her store with well-planned marketing techniques.
by Colleen Bryan

Educational Profile
Pilchuck Glass School
Pilchuck began as a dream of Dale Chihuly's for a summer camp for hot glass artists and has grown into a full-fledged school that embraces all forms of glasswork.
by Colleen Bryan

Marketing
The Advantages of Co-Op Advertising
Learning to work together in sharing advertising costs will benefit glass artist and gallery owners alike.
by Milon Townsend

Glasscaster with Marcie Davis
Flameworking artist Fred Birkhill shares how his initial introduction as a ten-year-old to flameworking grew into a passion that resulted in his developing new techniques for hot glass artists.

Tech Talk
Digital Buzz - Working with Digital Dyes Art Glass
Personalizing glass has become easier with a new product from Digital Dyes that lets glass artists transfer photos and just about any other imagery to their work.
by Cathy Claycomb

Management
Motivation Comes with Passion
Finding just the right employee to help in a glass establishment takes a little time and planning, but patience pays off in big dividends for owners, workers, and customers.
by Lawrence J. Cimaglio

Special Feature
Botanical Wonders-The Story of the Harvard Glass Flowers
The exquisite collection of glass flowers and sea creatures created for study at Harvard by Leopold Blaschka and his son Rudolf, are now a part of the collection at The Corning Museum of Glass.
by Yvette Sterbenk

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