Gallery: Janelle Rainer
Janelle Rainer is a poet, painter and teacher living in the Pacific Northwest. Janelle worked as a soda fountain waitress, peach orchard laborer, and shoe salesman before earning her B.A. in English from Whitworth University, followed by her M.F.A. in Poetry from Pacific University. Janelle’s paintings have been featured in multiple publications, including Up the Staircase Quarterly and Palaver. Janelle’s debut poetry collection, Two Cups of Tomatoes, was released in October 2015. Rainer's work is featured in Issue 12 of Glassworks. More of her work can be viewed at: www.janellerainerart.com
Gallery: PHYLLIS GORSEN
Phyllis Gorsen received her Masters of Fine Art from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She has shown her work extensively throughout the Philadelphia region and has received several honors for her work. Many of her paintings in are in collections including the Camden County Historical Commission. Gorsen's images are featured in Issue 11 of Glassworks. See more of her work at: www.phyllisgorsen.com
Gallery: DAVE MAGYAR
Dave Magyar, a native of New Jersey, received his BA in fine arts at Montclair State and his MFA degree from Pratt Institute. From 1970–2004, he pursued a career in art education, and since, has actively shown his work in group shows, galleries, and museums across Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and Delaware. He received the von Holtzbrinck Coexistence Award for his entry in the New Brunswick “Exhibition Coexistence” (2007), his entry “Water” in New York Center of Photographic Art’s international exhibit received honorable mention (2013), and his entry into The Photo Review’s 2014 International Photo Competition was selected for inclusion in a special Web exhibition. Magyar's work is featured in Issue 11 of Glassworks.
Gallery: W. JACK SAVAGE
W. Jack Savage is a retired broadcaster and educator. He is the author of seven books including Imagination: The Art of W. Jack Savage. To date, more than fifty of Jack’s short stories and over five-hundred of his paintings and drawings have been published worldwide. Jack and his wife Kathy live in Monrovia, California. Savage's images are featured in Issue 11 of Glassworks. Find his work online at: www.wjacksavage.com
Gallery: Jaimee Newman
Jaimee Newman’s work has been successfully exhibited nationwide in contemporary galleries, hotels, restaurants, and has been commissioned by many high-end residential home owners. She holds a BFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts in New York City and Certification to teach Art in New Jersey. Some of her clients and gallery showings include the permanent collection of NYLO Hotels, The Society of Illustrators, The Magic Gardens, The James Oliver Gallery, and The Ice Box Gallery in Philadelphia. Her teaching practice has brought her to schools in New York City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia with nothing short of rewarding and fulfilling experiences. Newman's work is featured in Issue 10 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Allen Forrest
Born in Canada and bred in the U.S., Allen Forrest has worked in many mediums: computer graphics, theater, digital music, film, video, drawing and painting. He studied acting in the Columbia Pictures Talent Program in Los Angeles and digital media in art and design at Bellevue College. He is the winner of the Leslie Jacoby Honor for Art at San Jose State University’s Reed Magazine and his Bel Red painting series is part of the Bellevue College Foundation’s permanent art collection. He currently works in Vancouver, Canada, as a graphic artist and painter. Forrest's work is featured in Issue 10 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Ana Prundaru
Ana Prundaru works as a legal translator in Switzerland. Her writing and art have appeared in such publications as The Citron Review, SmokeLong and Inky Needles. A poetry chapbook is forthcoming from Etched Press. Prundaru's work is featured in Issue 10 of Glassworks. For further information: https://posthaltelei.wordpress.com
Gallery: Chrystal Berche
Chrystal Berche dabbles, lots, and somewhere in those dabbles blossoms ideas that take shape into images. Many of her current pieces of artwork start out as three minute gesture drawings and eventually get paired with some sort of still life photography and a lot of playing in photoshop. She loves to take pictures, especially out in the woods, where she can sit on a rock or a log and wait quietly, jotting notes for stories until something happens by. A free spirit, Chrystal digs in dirt, dances in rain and chases storms, all at the whims of her muses. Chrystal's work is featured in Issue 9 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Mya Kerner
Mya Kerner works in a variety of media while collecting artifacts and experiences which serve as the foundation for her artwork. By observing interaction between people, she uses these artifacts to express the bonds which hold us together. Mya attempts to capture something of existence in her work by weaving together her personal folklore and research of mythology and the structure of the cosmos. Mya's art is featured in Issue 9 of Glassworks. More work can be viewed on: myakerner.com
Gallery: Ira Joel Haber
Ira Joel Haber was born and lives in Brooklyn. He is a sculptor, painter, book dealer, photographer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in USA and Europe and he has had 9 one man shows including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum & The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Haber's work is featured in Issue 8 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Elena Botts
Elena Botts has been published in over twenty literary magazines in the past few years and is the winner of four poetry contests, including Word Works Young Poets’. Her poetry has been exhibited at the Greater Reston Art Center and her poetry book, A Little Luminescence is available at allbook-books.com. Botts' work is featured in Issue 8 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Christian Ethridge
Christian Ethridge, born in Evansville Indiana sometime in the 70s, would spend most of his early years shuffling back and forth from there and Arizona. In early two-thousand he would return to Indiana semi-permanently to pursue his higher education in art, graduating with his Bachelor of Science (studio art) from the University of Southern Indiana in 2009 and his Master of Fine Arts with an emphasis on painting from Indiana State University in 2013.
Gallery: Otha Vakseen Davis III
Otha “Vakseen” Davis III has showcased his work at the Noho Art Gallery, The Key Club, Media Temple Studios, The Alexandria Hotel, The Holding Co. Studios and the Rochester Art House, to name a few. His art has been featured in a number of art and literary magazines and was recently nominated as a semi-finalist for “Visual Artist of the Year” at the 4th Annual RAWards.
Gallery: Stephen Knezovich
Stephen Knezovich is a writer, editor, filmmaker, and artist living in Pittsburgh, PA. He earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University and has served as associate editor at Creative Nonfiction since 2008. He produces collages under the moniker The New Gravy Cake and his work can be viewed at thenewgravycake.com, among other places.
Gallery: Art by Herbert Herschlag
Herbert Herschlag studied at Pratt Institute in NYC. He had a long career as a designer for advertising, publishing, in television at ABC News, and WNET, as well as textiles and wallcoverings where he licensed his designs. He works in watercolor, pen & ink, graphite, colored pencil, and acrylic, on numerous paper surfaces such as watercolor, bond, tracing, as well as canvas and tyvek. His pictures can be seen in numerous galleries in Danbury, Kent and Ridgefield, or on the web at artbyherschlag.com. His studio and gallery are in Danbury, CT. For an appointment call 203-730-8479.
Gallery: Art by Leila A. Fortier
Leila A. Fortier is a writer, artist, poet, and photographer currently residing on the remote island of Okinawa Japan. Her work has been featured in tandem with her poetic works, published in numerous literary magazines, journals, and reviews both in print and online. She has been selected to appear as the cover or featured artist of many virtual galleries and publications including Diverse Voices Quarterly, Cave Moon Press, Pink Panther Magazine, Tuck Magazine, Phantom Kangaroo, The River Journal, Zouch Magazine, and Moon Milk Review to name a few.
Gallery: Art by Ernest Williamson III
Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and visual art in over 365 national and international online and print journals. Some of Dr. Williamson's visual art and/or poetry has been published in journals representing over 30 colleges and universities around the world. View over 1000 of Dr. Williamson's paintings/drawings on this website. Dr. Williamson is an adjunct professor, Christian, self-taught pianist, poet, singer, composer, social scientist, private tutor, and a self-taught painter.