Monthly Archives: August 2012

Andre Simard, salesperson and Bullpen concierge at our Portland Resource Center, passed along this email from customer Liana Barger.

Hi Andre: I’ve been meaning to email you all week. I did the first “Pre-fire/burn-off” firing of the kiln this last Monday and all went well. At first I had a little bit of a problem arranging my kiln furniture (see attached picture)…but I think I’ve got it figured out now.

As you can see, she certainly did.

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Last weekend, the hottest of Portland’s summer, Alicia Lomné finished teaching her workshop Pâte de Verre, Methods to Form By. Then, after a quick wardrobe change, she powered through and treated an appreciative audience to a fascinating artist talk about how she does what she does and why she does it. read more