Solinglass


Business Description
Randi F. Solin first established Solinglass Studio in Mt. Shasta, California in 1995 and later, relocating, in 1997, to it’s present studio in Brattleboro, Vermont. Working and designing on her own with hot glass assistants Marie Formichelli Walker(2000) and George Billesimo(2003), and with cold worker Michael Wind (2003), Randi's work has been acquired by the permanent collections of The White House, The United States Embassies in Algeria ,Guinea, Praia, Mauritania – Africa, Guatemala and Paraguay, and has been seen in solo and group shows in galleries and museums across the country. Her work is currently represented by many private collections and over 75 art galleries nationwide.

Randi incorporates techniques found in both classic Venetian glassblowing and the American Art Glass movement, however, her unique style and coloration process is entirely her own. "I approach my work two-dimensionally," she explains, "like a painter to a canvas or a weaver using thread to create an intricate tapestry. My glass pieces are compositions, and, atypical to glass blowing in general, they have a 'front.' Generally my forms have an Asian influenced simplicity, which allows for my complex coloration process. I build layer upon layer of color using glass in all particle sizes–powder, cane, frit, and rod–like a painter’s palette, to create original homogeneous coloration and truly one-of-a-kind work."

Solin has received several Best in Show and Best in Glass awards for work exhibited at arts festivals in Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Her piece Uruqin was hand selected by the chief curator of the Museum of Art and Design to be exhibited in the 11th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft, Craft Forms 2005. Her expertise in the field of fine craft has earned her a position as juror for the Long's Park Art and Craft Festival in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and the American Craft Council wholesale/retail shows in Baltimore, Maryland.

Randi never tires of looking for ways to push glass to the edge. Her work remains unmatched. As she continues to develop new work, she continues to challenge preconceived notions about blown glass, dazzling collectors with her exceptional technical skill and highly inventive coloration style.
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Brattleboro, VT US 
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Randi Solin 
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74 Cottonmill Hill A-328,
Brattleboro, Vermont,
United States, 05301 
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lisadoll
Some people are just so damn talented.
AND they want to please the clients ,FOREMOST ?
UNBELIEVABLE?!
My dream home would be in Tiberon,CA. But NOW, it might be a floating home..... Okay I've amended my dream.. I guess I could " settle" for Sausalito. Lol!
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kellandd
Love this, unique but beautiful!
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