Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Local Featured Seller: GlassyGal

Who are you? GLASSYGAL (AKA: Gail Del Greco)

Where are you located? Raleigh, NC

What do you create? Stained Glass Art and Fused Glass Pendants

What is your favorite place to visit in the "triangle"? Artspace on First Friday because you get to talk to and visit with the artists.

and purple stained glass panel made by gail del greco of glassygal on etsyWhen did you start creating? I started creating stained glass 15 years ago.

What is your most cherished handmade item? My Purple Mountain Majesty Panel that I designed and made for my broter who lives in Asheville.

Why did you choose your medium? I fell in love with glass - love the way the light illuminates the different colors and love the depth that dichroic glass adds to my pendants.
teal stained glass star ornament handmade by glassygal1 on etsyWhat inspires you? Nature and my own creativity

Where do you create? In my home (living room) and at the crafts center at the NC State Campus (to use the kilns)

Why did you choose your shop name?It just jumped out at me.

What are your goals? To sustain myself full time after I retire from teaching.

Garnet, pink and black dichroic round pendant made by gail del greco for her glassygal1 etsy shopWhat do you do when you are not creating? Teach children how to read; spend time with family and friends; hike in the woods with my dog; run; listen to music

After you've browsed the colorful glass in Gail's etsy shop, don't forget to swing by and like her facebook page, too!

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1 comment:

  1. Beautiful stuff! I've not been in NC for a whole year yet. I will have to check out Artspace. Sounds cool!