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Originally from New Jersey, Sarah moved to Pittsburgh in 2015 as a Tech Apprentice and decided to stay for the glass and art community. In 2016 she founded her jewelry business, PetalVision, which incorporates nature and glass into wearable artwork. Beyond her jewelry company, Sarah continues her studio practice as a glass artist with mosaics, mirroring, and experimental techniques.
Percy Echols II
Percy Echols II is an independent contractor and emerging Plasma/Neon Tech at Pittsburgh Glass center who has been working with glass for 7 years. He’s most interested in is an emerging artistic medium known as Plasma. Plasma requires a technical and artistic understanding of glass combined with the alchemical and scientific application of electrified gases and specialized equipment used in neon.
Ashley McFarland has been working in glass for the past 12 years. She moved to Pittsburgh for the PGC tech apprenticeship in 2009 and has been honing her glassmaking skills ever since. She loves the challenge of repairing broken glass objects and turning non-glass objects into glass through coldworking, casting and hot shop methods.
Jeff has been working in glass for ten years in his spare time during his career as a lighting designer and technician in the theater. He enjoys both the flowing, unpredictable nature of glass as well as the quest to guide it into a precise shape. He especially enjoys making work that can be used in the garden or around the house.