Lisa Samphire, Canadian born began her glass blowing
career in 1985. Since that time she has produced a diverse body of work, which
includes private and public, sculptural and functional pieces. Over the years
she has been recognized and applauded for her glass work through the receipt of
various awards, scholarships, teaching appointments and commissions.
Blowing glass is a very physical and exciting process,
which Lisa enjoys each time she tackles a new piece. She loves trying to
resolve the aesthetic and technical challenges that the medium of glass
presents. She maintains a freshness and liveliness to her work by constantly
exploring its properties and following her intuition and curiosity. She
utilizes different techniques in her works and has continued to look to others
as she pursues her career.