Work Experience

1992 to Present Talisman Glass Inc., Owner
469 N. Racine, Chicago, Illinois
Custom cast and blown glass for architectural and design commission.
2004-2007 Talisman Glass Inc. – West, Owner
Junction City, Oregon
Custom cast and blown glass for architectural and design commission.
1990-1992 Arkivit, Inc., Co-owner
Cast glass for architectural commission.

Commissions and Installations

2015 Elliot Residence, Houston, TX
Sherry Koppel Design, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
2014 Glazebrook Woodworking, NY Residence, Chicago, IL
Barley Twist Antiques, Walker Residence, Hinsdale, IL
Chicago T-10 Sailing, Chicago, IL
SC Johnson, Racine, WI
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
SPM Marketing, LaGrange, IL
LG Development, Chicago,IL
Falso Residence, Chicago,IL
2013 City of Batavia, Batavia, IL, collaboration with Oscar Leon
Chicago T-10 Sailing, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Armand Lee, Chicago, IL
JP Morgan Chase, Chicago, IL
Geneva Community Hospital, Geneva, IL, collaboration with Bewley Design
2012 Takasago Industries, New York, NY
McCurdy Residence, NC
First United Methodist Church, Arlington Heights, IL
Chicago T-10 Sailing, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Armand Lee, Chicago, IL
2011 Ikram Clothing, Chicago, IL
Glazebrook Furniture, Chicago, IL
Grayson Residence, Chicago, IL
Scholle Packaging, IL
S. C. Johnson, Racine, WI
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
2010 Bistro One West, St. Charles, IL
Mason Residence, Chicago, IL
Jameson Residence, NY
Tropicana/PepsiCo, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Jason Middlebrook/Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2009 Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Armand Lee, Chicago, IL
Perkins and Will, Chicago, IL
S. C. Johnson, Racine, WI
2008 Witte Residence, Naperville, IL
Fuel Tech, Warrenville, IL
S. C. Johnson, Racine, WI
Love INC., Minneapolis, MN
Urban Land Institute, Chicago IL
Universal Instruments, Palatine, IL
2007 Travis Residence, Cincinnati, OH
Big Sugar Restaurant, Sarasota, FL
Dexter Residence, Eugene, OR
2006 Blier Residence, Evanston, IL
Garehime Residence, Las Vegas, NV
2005 Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Park Hyatt Hotel Suites, Chicago, IL
Krawczyk Sentry Lights, LA, CA
2004 Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Shrimpel Residence, Chicago, IL
2003 Greater State Street Council, Chicago, IL
Clypsedra Fountain, Davis, CA
St. Anne’s Church, Oswego, IL
Francesca’s, Palos Heights,IL
Motorola, Hollywood, CA
Wieber Residence, Chicago, IL
2002 Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
NoMi Restaurant, Chicago, IL
City of Grand Haven, MI
Haak Residence, Evanston, IL
Motorola, Hollywood, CA
2001 Arthur Anderson, Chicago, IL
Motorola, Hollywood, CA
2000 For Taste Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Francesca’s, Elk Grove Village, IL
Motorola, Hollywood, CA
Jack’s American Grill, Mundelein, IL
The State Room, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
1999 Circo Restaurant, Cleveland, OH
Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MI
Jack’s American Grill, Mundelein, IL
Florek Residence, Silver Springs, IL
Rowe Residence, Chicago, IL
Francesca’s, Elmhurst, IL
Francesca’s, Naperville, IL
Rudnick Residence, Chicago, IL
1998 Jack’s American Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Boger Residence, Atlanta, GA
Humana Hospital, Louisville, KY
Keller Residence, Chicago, IL
Goldberg Residence, Riverwoods, IL
Harbor Court Spa, Honolulu, HI
Francesca’s Restaurant, St. Charles, IL
Baron-Crossman Residence, Riverside, IL
1997 Rhapsody Restaurant, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, IL
Jewish Council for Urban Affairs, Chicago, IL
Kea Lani Hotel, Maui, HI
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Grapes Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Miglin-Beitler Management, Chicago, IL
Rosenwald School, Chicago, IL
MaGuire Residence, Chicago, IL
1996 The Locker Room Club, United Center, Chicago, IL
Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Energy House, Chicago, IL
Francesca’s on Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois
Active Endeavors, Chicago, Illinois
1995 Urban Land Institute, Chicago, IL
Mango Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Holly Hunt Ltd., New York, NY
Illinois Dept of Energy and Natural Resources, Springfield, IL
1993 O-Wear
Nationwide Displays
Rosenwald School, Chicago, IL
Kelly Residence, Chicago, IL
Glasser Residence, Washington DC
Prairie Fish
Nationwide Marketing
1992 Equitable Plaza, Pioneer Court, Chicago, IL
St. Patrick’s Church, St. Charles, IL
1991 Indianapolis State Office Center, Indianapolis, IN
Murfreesboro Civic Plaza, Murfreesboro, TN
Ten-Dan Corporation Restaurant, Tokyo, Japan
Mary Queen of Peace, Danville, IN

Press

2011 Huffington Post
2010 Fear No Art
2007 Residential Lighting Magazine
2006 American Craftsman Magazine
2003 Bon Appetit Magazine
Chicago Home Magazine
Glass Talk Radio
CLTV – METROMIX
2000 Marquis’ Who’s Who in American Women
Artbeat, WTTV Television, Chicago. IL
1999 Sidewalk.com, MSNBC
1998 Before & After, HGTV
1997 Chicago Tribune, Home Section
1994 W Magazine
1992 Chicago Tribune, Arts Section
1991 Skyline Press

Exhibitions

2000 Betty Rymer Gallery, Contemporary Crafts, Chicago, IL
1998 The Athenaeum, CFDA Furniture/Lighting Show, Chicago, IL
1996 The Athenaeum, Recycled Products Show, Chicago, IL
1995 Portia Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994 DePaul University, Contemporary Chicago Designers, Chicago, IL
1993 Prairie Avenue Gallery, Chicago, IL
1991 Glass Axis Exhibition, Ohio Designer Craftsman Gallery, Columbus, OH
1990 Columbus Art Foundation, Columbus, OH
1989 Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT
1987 Glass Art Society, Philadelphia, PA

Education

1988-1990 Ohio State University, Graduate Studies in Sculpture
1986-1988 University of Illinois, Non-degree Graduate Studies in Glass
1987 Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA
1986 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
1980-1986 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.F.A. in Graphic Design