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Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)

Seattle, WA

"Custom art glass lighting and site-specific installations. Don't forget our product line: LUMi Collection!"
"Glass artist, Julie Conway is the owner & designer of Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC, a glass studio creating custom lighting and sculptural art glass. Formed in fire and made with her breath, Julie’s artistic expression focuses on the effects of light refracted through glass.

Julie’s passion for glassmaking and innovative design infuses all her projects. Combining her traditional education from her studies abroad with European glass masters, with her contemporary artistic vision, Julie creates dynamic custom lighted glassworks and designs artforms for function. Based in Seattle, WA a vibrant glass community, shipping worldwide.

Glassworks by Julie are sold in galleries and showrooms in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX, Louisville, KY, Santa Fe, NM; Seattle, WA, Kansas City, MO, and Rhode Island. Julie creates installations and custom commissions, and lectures worldwide.”
Wescover creator since 2019

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How do your pieces come to life? Tell us one interesting thing about your creative process?

"My creative process is a combination of explorations of how I want to see light reflected and refracted through glass. How can I bend light and create not only a gorgeous piece of glass, but the light and shadow patterns surrounding it. I am passionate about travel and culture and the history and thousands of years lineage of my glassblowing heritage. I love learning ancient techniques of glassmaking and applying a modern twist to make it my own."
Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)
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What do you want people to do or feel when they encounter your creations?

"Stop in their tracks! Change their mood and feel transcended or inspired. Lighting sets the tone for so many spaces. My works are often the feature impact design element of residential or commercial spaces."
Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)
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What funny moments, unexpected surprises, or obstacles have you encountered?

"Working with glass means there is NOTHING but the unexpected! Broken works, burns, cuts can be the downfall. Glassmaking can also be the most exciting material as it is always in motion; a balance of molten sand heated to 2100F and formed with our breath in a full dance of movement with myself and my coordinated team all working in tandem for one unique goal of accomplishing my design.

Don't forget about my new Readymade Line called LUMi. Collection can be found on Wescover."
Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)Julie Conway (Illuminata Art Glass Design LLC)

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