What I See

2015 water inspiration images

When I look for images that spark my creative energy, other people sometimes look me like I’m crazy. The most boring piece may appeal to me because I can “see” the glass and visualize what I want to make. Sometimes it is the color combinations, or it could be the flow of the composition, or… Continue Reading

Off to Door County

Windows in the Plum Bottom Gallery

Back in April at the ACC Show I met the owner of the Plum Bottom Gallery. He bought a good number of panels wholesale to sell in his gallery located in Egg Harbor, Door County, WI. A typical gallery will sell an artists work on a consignment contract. All that means is that they take… Continue Reading

Skyline Reflections: Portland

Skyline detail; awesome reflections on the window sill.

Skyline Reflections – Portland Initially inspired by my City Dance piece, the Portland skyline evolved into a reflection of the stormy evening sky (the glass color is actually called ‘Thunderhead’) and city lights in the Willamette River. The deep, dramatic colors balance the bevels in the buildings. We also talked about incorporating some fun silhouettes into… Continue Reading

Cleaning and Organizing, part two

COE storage and organization before and after.

Aaaahhhh, I spent most of a weekend plus a good chunk of that following week working in the studio last month, but of course I was moving glass containers around, stacking extra pieces here and there, ripping off shelves, running to Home Depot, adding new shelves, and in general trying to figure out how everything was going… Continue Reading

SGAA Conference 2015 – Portland

Beyond the Stars (c) Josephine A. Geiger, J.A. Geiger Studio

Stained Glass Association of America Conference… AKA: meeting new people and reconnecting with old friends. This year the conference for me was way better than last. Sure, last year I won an award, but I didn’t know anyone, and since I was so nervous about meeting so many new people that knew way more about glass… Continue Reading