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…
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
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
95 – 2006 – working in exotic beadwork, polymer clay, ceramic clay and Mixed
Exhibited – Indianapolis Bead Society Show – Eitlejorg – Broadripple Art
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.