Glass Art by BJ Designs. I grew up in Sonoma County in the North Bay Area of California. I moved to Reno 15 years ago.
When my boys were little we would spend hours drawing and coloring together. I loved their whimsy. It always made me smile. My art has carried the whimsical feel from the start. I started as a glass fuser almost 28 years ago. My love of glass has led me to glass on glass mosaics.
I took my first mosaic 101 class at Copper Cat Studio 6 years ago. I fell in love with the process immediately. I started experimenting so that I could incorporate it with my love of glass. I started joining mosaic groups and was in awe of the incredible art I saw. It didn’t take long for me to know where my journey was taking me. Glass on Glass mosaics!! I was fortunate to meet a glass on glass artist who became a wonderful friend and mentor.
The vibrancy of the colors and textures of the glass still takes my breath away. It comes to life when I start nipping and cutting. I love the thrill of seeing each piece come together. Usually differently from what I see in my head lol.
The journey of learning and creating continues.