helio glass suncatcherby Jim Loewer $45.00
- the story
Handmade from sturdy borosilicate glass by artist Jim Loewer, each of these beautiful suncatchers has concentric rings of rippling blue and chartreuse, with unique variations in shade and shape that occur naturally as part of the glassmaking process. Hang it in a window to add a cool, artistic touch to your view. Handmade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Item ID
- Made from
- borosilicate glass
- 5-6" dia.
- Care: hand wash with soap and water.
- the maker
Jim Loewer is an artist by day and a law student by night. Raised in Columbia, SC he now resides in Philadelphia. His glass blowing is primarily self taught through a process of trial and error. He loves the relatively instant gratification that comes with blowing glass.
Loewer has an undergraduate degree in painting from the University of California and a teaching degree from the University of South Carolina. He taught school for 4 years before devoting himself full time to glass. He focuses on contemporary organic forms influenced by Japanese craft and the American studio glass movement. His studio is in North Philadelphia in the old Atlas building, which also houses various other artists and craftspeople. collection
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