Cynthia Miller, Featured Artist

Cynthia Miller

Miller's medium, vitreous enamel glass, is kiln fused onto burnished copper. Her work is in collections throughout the United States, Europe, and New Zealand.

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Jason Chakravarty, Featured Artist

Jason Chakravarty

Chakravarty is a mixed media, object maker living in Arizona. His most recent works are semi-auto biographical, and reflect on human relationships, communication, and social networking.

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John Ryszka II, Featured Artist

John Ryszka II

Ryszka's goal is to create unique glass pieces that challenge the viewer to become a mindful observer. "From the infinitely large on a cosmic scale to the infinitely small on the quantum scale we know the act of observing if fundamentally important."

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Welcome to The Arizona Glass Alliance. We welcome new members to our group, from artists and collectors to those who simply love the art of studio glass.

Use the “Read More” links below to view more information. Select “News” from the top menu to view a schedule of events for the season, and to scroll through past events, photos, and detailed information about any happenings for our group.

2016-2017 Season Schedule
Our upcoming season schedule is online! View an outline of presentation dates. As the events get closer, we will add more event details. Read More →

Lino Tagliapietra July 15-16
Lino will be in Santa Fe in July, and the New Mexico Glass Alliance has generously invited AGA members to attend a brunch event on Saturday, July 16. If interested, please contact Jerry Silverstein directly.

Finishing the 2015-2016 Season
Arizona Glass Alliance finished this season on two high notes. On April 10, we held our first ever “end of season” party Read More →

Richard Jolley & Tommie Rush
We welcome one of the true “power couples” of the glass world on Monday, March 28. Richard and Tommie have both long been recognized as leaders in the art glass world. Read More →

Aaron Kirchhoff & End of AGA Season Celebration
Celebrate the end of the season with Arizona Glass Alliance, and enjoy a presentation by Aaron Kirchhoff on Sunday, April 10. Read More →

Scottsdale Canal Convergence
Mark your calendar for February 25-28 for this event! AGA artist member, Joshua Dopp, will be creating a sculpture on-site during this four day event. Read More →

March 14: Morgan Gilbreath Presentation
Morgan, who incorporates glass into much of her work, describes herself as a glass and mixed media conceptual artist whose work deal with concepts of religion, labor and urban life. Read More →

February 29: Anna Boothe Presentation
Marshall Gallery of Scottsdale will host a private reception for members of Arizona Glass Alliance, featuring cast glass artist Anna Boothe. Read More →

2016 Reminders
Please RSVP if you plan on attending an event. We need to know how many to expect as we set up chairs, etc. in preparation for our presentations. Thank you! Also, members have until February 15 to reserve your place on the trip to Boston in April. Read More →

February 8: David Bennett Presentation
Internationally recognized glass and metal sculptor David Bennett will be joining us at the Scottsdale Ranch Clubhouse. His acrobats and dancers capture the spirit and feel of flight and graceful motion Read More →

January 25: Jennifer Crescuillo Presentation
We are looking forward to the Monday evening presentation by the young, but well recognized glass artist, Jennifer Crescuillo, who specializes in cold working, which is the hand finishing process that turns a rough piece into finished sculpture. Read More →

Trip Update
We are pleased to announce an addition to the Spring trip to Boston. We will be visiting the world famous glass sculptor Howard Ben Tre. We still have room for a few more members to join the trip. View Itinerary →

Charlotte Potter at Lisa Sette Gallery
On Saturday afternoon, January 9, Lisa Sette Gallery, our newest gallery member, will host a private reception for an exciting new glass and mixed media artist, Charlotte Potter, just for the members of Arizona Glass Alliance.
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Boston/Providence Trip April 27-30
Now is a good time to book your room at the Hotel Marlowe for the spring trip. We do have room for a few more members to join the party, so sign up now!
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Brianna Barron presenting on Monday, December 21, 2015
Brianna’ work, which exhibits a very organic feeling, is often composed of a number of joined elements which form a cohesive whole. Her use of glass to create non-traditional, sometimes flexible, forms represents an interesting new use of the medium, Read More →

Latchezar Bojadjiev presenting on Monday, December 7, 2015
Latchzar’s creations combine the best of Czech tradition with sensuous forms and wonderful color. This will be a great opportunity to get to know one of the leading sculptors working in cast glass today.Read More →

Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour & Sale, Nov. 20-22, Nov. 27-29, 2015
Sandy Pendleton, Carole Perry and Pat Isaacson will be participating in the Sonoran Arts League “Hidden in the Hills” Studio Tour & Sale. Read More →

Camelback Studio Tour & Art Sale November 6 & 7, 2015
Lynn Gustafson, Abe Haight, and Anne Mello will be participating, at the Studio 3 location. “Come see where creativity begins!” at the Camelback Studio Tour and Art Sale. Read More →

Robin & Julia Rogers Presentation, Nov. 16, 2015
On Monday evening, November 16, Arizona Glass Alliance and the Melting Point, our newest gallery member in Sedona (, are proud to sponsor a presentation by Robin and Julia Rogers, who are a very intriguing and inventive husband and wife team of sculptors. Read More →

Cynthia Miller at SOFA Chicago, Nov. 5-8, 2015
Cynthia’s work will be featured at SOFA 2015, Chicago Navy Pier, Maria Elena Gallery. Her medium is vitreous enamel glass kiln fused onto burnished copper panels.Read More →

Presentation by Jan Smith of Bergstrom-Mahler, Nov. 2
On Monday evening, November 2, Arizona Glass Alliance will host a presentation by Jan Smith, Executive Director of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah, Wisconsin.Read More →

Shemer Art Center Art Fair Nov. 1
On Sunday, November 1, eighteen of our Arizona Glass Alliance member artists will be participating in the Shemer Art Center art fair, which features artists who work in other mediums as well.  In addition, our member artist John Longo of Circle 6 Studios will be there with his portable hot shop, and several glass artists will be doing demos throughout the day.Read More →

Suzanne Chudnoff showing in October/November 2015
Suzanne Chudnoff has a series of vessels showing at the Marshall Gallery in Scottsdale.  She also is showing a piece in the Herberger Theater Center show, “Seasons and Cycles”, October/November 2015.Read More →

Applebaum & Holmes at the Philabaum Gallery Oct. – Jan.
New glasswork by Leon Applebaum and Elodie Holmes will be featured at the Philabaum Gallery October 3, 2015 through January of 2016. Read More →

John Leighton Presentation on October 19
As our first event of the 2015-16 season Arizona Glass Alliance is proud to host a presentation by the very well respected glass artist and educator, John Leighton. This event will be held at our traditional location, the Stonegate clubhouse, beginning at 7:30 PM. Read More →

2015-2016 Welcome Letter from the President
Welcome to the 2015-16 season of Arizona Glass Alliance. We’ve got a lot of exciting events planned for you this year, and I just wanted to give you a “heads up” about what’s scheduled between now and the end of the year so that you can save the dates on your calendars.Read More →

2015-2016 Season of Events Preview
The Fall Season begins in October, with guest artist John Leighton on October 19. Our schedule continues in November with the Shemer Art Fair and demos by Circle 6 Mobile Hot Shop. Click on the Read More link to view the 2015-2016 Schedule. Read More →

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