Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join the Elmhurst Artist Guild for a free artist talk by Leslie Speicher, (Owner, Chicago Glass Collective). She will be giving an overview of her work in glass, installation and sculpture over the years.
This program is free to the public and is held in the museum's Education Center. For more information visit www.chicagoglasscollective.com
About the artist:
After receiving her BFA from Alfred University in 1992, Leslie
Speicher taught at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, WA and was a TA and AA at Pilchuck Glass School. She was Instructor at Urban Glass in Brooklyn, NY and Red Deer College in Alberta, CA. Residencies include Urban Glass, Hastings College and Pratt Fine Arts Center. Leslie has shown her glasswork, sculptures and installations in Seattle, NYC, Miami, Philadelphia and Chicago. Publications include International Glass Art; Richard Yelle, author. In 2004, she received her MFA from the University of Illinois and taught 3D Design at the University of Miami. She was an Adjunct in the Glass Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art before moving to Chicago, IL Leslie is the owner of Chicago Glass Collective in Chicago, IL where she also teaches and creates her work. Leslie’s interest in exploring materials leads her to create narratives between design, texture, form and color. Every piece is one-of-a-kind, designed and handcrafted by the artist.