Kathryn’s Inspiration, and where she find it.
The Flameworking Journey of Kathryn Guler
Dec. 6, 2019 | 6-7:30 PM
Free for SGS Members
$5 donation for general public
Join us in welcoming Kathryn Guler for a discussion her work, inspiration and where she is going from here. She will be showing her work and a slideshow presentation by the artist.
Light refreshments will be provided.
About Kathryn Guler
Kathryn’s journey with glass started in 2000. Before 2000 her focus was fibers and surface design to
create one-of-a-kind clothing. It made for a perfect transition to glass. Her love to layer glass, metal,
enamel, frit and murrini is the recipe to create unique beads. Kathryn’s passion is the color, texture and
shape of beads to create unique wearable art.
While Kathryn sketches some of her jewelry designs, she enjoys a more experimental approach when
making her beads that involves combining different colors of glass and metals in the flame and
observing the results. Being a visual person she is always aware of colors, shapes, and textures and finds
inspiration in just about everything she sees.
In 2013 Kathryn started to explore copper enameling and today many of her creations include both glass
All of her pieces are one of a kind, and the signature elements of Kathryn’s designs include many layers
of glass and metals and the inclusion of murrinis (cross sections of patterned glass canes) and other
Kathryn is an active member of the Arizona Society of Glass Beadmakers, The International Society of
Glass Beadmakers, Arizona Designer Craftsmen and Sonoran Arts League.
Kathryn’s work has been published in the winter issues and the 2014 cover of The Flow Magazine, 2014
cover of the Sonoran Arts League Hidden in the Hills catalog, the first featured cover artist of Artisan
Jewelry Times January 2015 and the cover /plus tutorial of March 2016 Soda Lime Times.