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 Samma Parcels
Self Representing Artist P39
 I have been an artist since an early age.
 As an only child of a Chiropractor and a School Secretary, my imagination
seemed to have no end.  Some things you never grow out of…
Professional Career

70-80's – Employed as a commercial illustrator with large Indianapolis based


 70-90's – Exhibited watercolors and stained glass – CCA Gallery – Munce Art
Center – Broadripple Art Fair – Indianapolis Art
 Center – Penrod – Hoosier Salon and more


  Studied in the US and Canada with Zoltan Szabo – Leah Traugott – floyd
Hopper and
various artist that I admired.


90 – 95 Owned and operated ETC Gallery in Speedway showing my watercolors,
acrylics, stained glass, fiber, textiles, jewelry and art from recycled and
 industrial materials.

 95 – 2006 – working in exotic beadwork, polymer clay, ceramic clay and Mixed
 Exhibited – Indianapolis Bead Society Show – Eitlejorg – Broadripple Art
Fair –
CATS (Creative Artists Teaching Seminars)

 2006 to 2007 – I rediscovered my love for glass and found torchwork.
Melting glass and currently borosillicate is a love that will endure the
tests of time.

 2008 to present - I have tried to advance my skills by hard work and taking
classes with wonderful instructors that I so admire.  All have been so
 giving and sharing.
Brent Graber - Oct 2008

Lucio Bubacco - June 2009

 I have attended both the Oakland and Miami ISGB Gatherings and again learned
 and shared so much with so many fabulous glass artists.  I am a proud member
 of ISGB and the Indiana chapter ISLAGA. 

I am anxiously awaiting my upcomingclasses with Kim Fields and Cynthia Tilker

 Thanks - Samma Parcels





Yup...I'm a girl Samma

Various pics of me enjoying my glassy kind of life.