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Painterly Glass

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Randi Solin/Solinglass

I recently discovered the magnificent glass vessels by Randi Solin. A master of the contemporary American art glass movement, Solin also incorporates elements of Venetian glass work in her striking pieces. Working layer upon layer, she builds her pieces much like a painter does. She finishes off each piece by lopping off the top and creating a highly-polished cross-section of the layers.

“My optics serve as the window into my coloration process; into the ‘soul’ of a piece, allowing the viewer to peer into its interior life, like the rings of a tree. All of my pieces are intellectually created on that notion, that with each finished work a history is revealed.”

– About Randi Solin

I am not alone in my admiration. Solin’s work has been added to the permanent collections of The White House, The United States Embassies in Algeria, Guinea, Cape Verde, Paraguay, Guatemala, Benin, and many museums and galleries nationwide.

You can follow the very talented Randi Solin on her website and on Instagram.

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I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

10 thoughts on “Painterly Glass

  1. Gorgeous – looks like watercolours “painted” in glass.

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  2. They must be heavy. Really pretty

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  3. I love all of them. I would ever like one or two in my house if I could afford them. I have watched various artist do glass work and I marvel each time I see one being doing it. Tons a skill required. Hl

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  4. I could even like one or two also. 🙂 Hal

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