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Charlotte Behrens

Statement

Charlotte Arvelle Behrens is an independent studio glass artist who works full-time in her Northwestern Illinois studio/gallery. With over twenty-nine years of glass experience she creates kiln fired glass art. All of her works are hand-crafted originals and are noted for the quality of their material,color and composition. Her pieces range from large sculptures, wall pieces, lighting down to smaller ornaments and suncatchers. 

“Working with glass has been a journey to merge reality, spirit, and passion together in my work. By taking a common substance, in my case glass, along with themes and symbols which have evoked mankind’s emotions throughout the ages, I hopefully have transformed my glass into art to appeal to modern imaginations.”

Kiln fired glass freestanding or wall hung sculpture and hanging ornaments to brighten your day. By making unique sheets of glass by using powered glass and glass threads to use in my sculptures, my work has a unique look that reflects my joy of glass.  

My Ornaments come tagged with my information and my Snowflakes have a tag mentioning the 2 Christmas ormanents that I have made for the White House's Christmas trees.  

Standing large sculptures include a custom made base made by a metal artist to my specfications. 

All my glass art is handmade, here in my studio, by myself along with the help of my husband Steve. My cats Russell, Max, Lily and CeeCee however does not help in anyway.