Monthly Archives: December 2019


Larisa Palmentere, Bullseye Glass Co. production administrative assistant. Photo by Kenton Waltz.

In a way, when Bullseye’s Larisa Palmentere creates a kilnformed glass tabletop, she’s engaged in an argument with people from all across history.

Take, for example, her argument with contemporary society and our stereotypes about art glass. For us, she makes work that is durable and practical.

“People still think of glass artistry as fragile. But it doesn’t have to be,” Palmentere insists. “Kiln-glass is an incredibly tough material. That’s why I continually turn to making tables and countertops; it’s my attempt to remove the stigma of fragility that’s attached to the material. read more