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

Spring started yesterday, but it’s hard to believe–we hear that people are having snow days in the Gorge and down in Eugene. Even though is it cold and wet outside, the trees around the factory are budding, making plans for April and May. We’re making plans, too…

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