RESUME

2015- present Chairman Emerita
KBW Glass Art Educational Foundation (national)
2007- 2015 Chairman of the Board
KBW Glass Art Educational Foundation (national)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
2006 Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award in the International Art Glass Association.
2004 Featured Artist in Glass Craftsman Magazine, December/ January 2005
2004 San Diego Union Tribune Feature Article
2003 Winner of the 2003 People’s Choice Award for “Best New Product” at The Art Glass Show for
her book Creative Designing: Innovative Glass Art
2000 Featured Artist in Glass Craftsman Magazine
1995 Voted Best Instructor 1995, Glass Art Industry at the Art Glass Suppliers Association International Trade Show held in Seattle,                   WA
1994 Voted One of the Three Leading Instructors in the Glass Art Industry at the Art Glass
Suppliers Association International Trade Show held in St. Louis, Missouri

WRITER/PRODUCER, Books, Tapes & Videos:
2006 Designs for Glass Enameling: Techniques and Patterns
2005 Contemporary Glass Enameling: Fusing with Powders, Paints and Frit
2003 Creative Designing: Innovative Glass Art
2002 Solder Sculpting and Beyond
2000 Tooling Around: Creating with Glass and Sheet Copper Book
1996 Glass Enameling Book
1995 Create with Color Magic Stains Video
1994 Stained Glass. A Guide to Today’s Tiffany Copper Foil Techniques Book, Watson-Guptill
1994 Brush on Color Magic ™ Book, Eastman Publishers
1992 More Solder Magic —In Your Wildest Imagination Book
1991 Baubles, Dangles & Beads—Stained Glass Jewelry Book
1991 Creativity & Color for Glass Design, 2 AudioTapes
1990 Line, Design & Color Magic Book
1989 Solder Magic Book—Patterns and Instructions
1988 Solder Magic, VideoTape for Canfield Solder Co.
1978 Stained Glass Magic Book, Chilton Publishers

Writer —Other Publications:
1990-present: Glass Craftsman Magazine
1986-2011: Articles for Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
1987-2011: Glass Art Magazine
1982-2000 “How-To” booklets, Gemstone Equipment Co.
1969-1978: Creative Crafts Magazine
1970: Kay-T-Did Pattern Booklet, Instructions on Stained Glass
1976-1978: Freelance for Profitable Crafts Magazine & Crafts, Model & Hobby Magazine
1988: Glass Expo – Dallas, Reno, and Denver

SPEAKER AND WORKSHOP PRESENTER:
2009- present: Annual KBW Glass Art Conference Cruise
2001-2005: Annual Skillfest, Allentown, PA
1990-2005: Art Glass Suppliers Show, various locations in the U.S.
1993-2012: Glass Expo, Las Vegas, NV
1993: Extravaganza, Orlando, FL
1986-present: 80 Workshops throughout US and abroad, including Israel & Australia, Puerto Rico, Canada
1989-1998: Annual World Wide Glasscraft Festival, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania
1991: New American Stained Glass Show, Iowa
1989: Soaring with Eagles Conference, Iowa

INTERVIEWEE:
2004 Radio Interviews with GlassTalk Radio
1993: This Business of Glass Book, by Loretta Radeschi
1990: Glass Patterns Quarterly, Fall issue, feature article and photo on cover
1990: Television Talk Show; Let’s Talk America, NJ cable
1990: Television Commercial (National) Aspercream
1989: Television Talk Show; Eye on New Jersey, cable, two 1/2-hour programs
1987: Television Talk Show: Laura Collins Show, NY, Channel 44
1978; Radio Talk Show with Phyllis Kessel

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:
1993-present: President/Owner, Eastman Corporation, Carlsbad, CA
1993-present: Developer of Color Magic™ Stains for Metal & Glass for Eastman Corp.
1989-2004: President, Eastman Publishing Co. Carlsbad, CA
1993-1994: Consultant for American Hakko Products
1989-1996: Coordinator, Annual Glasscraft Festival, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida
1980-2005 Consultant & National Trade Show Demonstrator, Canfield Solder Co. NJ
1960-1980: Owner, Endeavor Products, Ltd., Roselle, NJ,
National distributors of stained glass products
1968-1976: Owner & Founder of Artist & Craftsmen Guild, Gallery/Art Center School, Cranford, NJ
1976-1981: Creator of stained glass and macramé kits marketed nationally for Endeavor Products

INSTRUCTOR:
1992-1996: New Jersey Center of Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
1989-1993: Union College, Cranford, NJ
1987-1992: International Women’s Writing Guild, Skidmore College, Syracuse, NY
1988: Long Beach Island Art Foundation, Love ladies, NJ
1974-1988: One-week art workshops, Rockport, MA
1987: Camp Colton, Fusing Ranch, Honorary Artist-in-Residence Position
1965-1987: Stained Glass instructor at adult schools throughout NJ
1976-1986: Stained Glass instructor, Union College, Cranford, NJ
1980-l982: Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
1978-1981: YW & YHMA, West Orange, NJ
1974-1978: Union College Advisory Board & College Trip Coordinator
1974-1975: Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ

COMMISSIONS:
2013 Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, Ca: Glass art installation
1974-present: Commissions in private homes and offices throughout U.S.A.
1999 Milkin Pavilion Library, Stephen Weiss Temple – Los Angeles, CA, Metal/Glass Plaque
1990: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine: Panel for magazine cover
1987: Maplewood Country Club: Divider Wall, Metal & Glass, Maplewood, NJ
1985: Kester Solder Co.: Logo glass panel, Chicago, IL,
1982: Gemstone Equipment Co.: Decorative panel for show room, Simi Valley CA
1980: Hexacon Electric: Logo, stained glass & metal awning, Roselle Park NJ
1980: Bond Adhesives Co.: Stained glass office door, Newark, NJ
1980: Temple Emanuel: Entrance, two glass and metal panels, Westfield, NJ
1980: Temple Emanuel: Book cover design, Westfield, NJ
1979: Springfield Library: Fourteen-foot wall of glass & polyester resins, Springfield, NJ
1979: Wade Realtors: Ten-foot stained glass awning, Wade Realtors, Cranford, NJ
1978: Temple Shaary Tifiloh: Glass wall relief panel, Perth Amboy, NJ
1975: Broad National Bank: Metal sculpture, Newark, NJ
1974: Cranford Chamber of Commerce: Cover Christmas booklet

WORK FEATURED IN BOOKS:
1978: The Mirror Book, Jay Newman & Lee Newman, Crown Pub., NY
1977: The Container Book, Thelma & Jay Newman, Crown Pub., NY
1977: Career Opportunities in Crafts, Elyse Sommers, Crown Pub., NY
1976: Contemporary Costume Jewelry, Elyse Sommers, Crown Pub., NY
1973: Rock & Stone Craft, Elyse Sommers, Crown Pub., NY

EXHIBITS:
2004-2006: LaCosta Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, CA
l995 Icings Gallery, Palm Desert, Calif.
1988-1994: Exotique Gallery, One Woman Show, New York, NY
1990: Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ
1988: Long Beach Island Art Foundation, Love Ladies, NJ
1987-l988: Lillian Kornbluth Gallery, Fairlawn, NJ
1985: Clay and Glass exhibit, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
1985: Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ
1984: Yankee General Gallery, One Woman Show, Gloucester, MA
1982: Watchung Art Center, One Woman Show, Watchung, NJ
1980: Paper Mill Playhouse, Group Invitational Show, Millburn, NJ
1975: Bloomingdale’s Decor Department, Decorator & Design Building Showroom, NY

MEMBER:
KBW Glass Art Educational Foundation (chairman of the board)
Art Glass Association (National Association)
Art Glass Association of Southern California
National Stained Glass Designers
Founder, Former Vice President & Past Chairman of the Board of Art Glass Assoc. of NJ

EDUCATION:
1989: Artist in Residence, Fusing Ranch, Portland, Oregon
1986: Pate DeVerre Workshop, Experimental Glass, NY
1984-1985: Art Institute of Mexico, San Miguel Allende, Mexico
1979-1980: (2 Summers) Stained Glass Workshop of Roger Darricarrer, Chartres, France
1976: Stained Glass Institute of America, NM
1973-1982 Rockport, MA – coordinated Summer Painting Sessions for schools
1966: Maurice Heaton, International glass fuser, Crafts Student League
Art Major, University of Southern California
1953-1965 Summit Art Center, NJ – studied painting