Entries by the Communicator

Beer & Beadz – September 2013

This months B&B was at Kirsten’s new studio.  She has a great setup in her garage.  There is lot’s of room to move around and she has beads on display everywhere you look. The turn out was awesome and included a new face, one of our latest new members. The theme was “old” & “medieval” […]

the Reach Gallery

The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford celebrated their 5th Anniversary with a swanky summer soiree.  The date was September 14, 2013. The Pacific Pyros were invited to demonstrate glass bead making as part of the evenings entertainment.  We previously had our beads and jewelry on display in their gallery so to be invited back was […]

After Dark at the Reach

The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford is celebrating their 5th Anniversary with a swanky summer soiree.  The date is September 14, 2013 at 7:00 pm. The Pacific Pyros have been invited to demonstrate glass bead making as part of the evenings entertainment.  We previously had our beads and jewelry on display in their gallery so […]

Beer & Beadz – August 2013

August 3, 2013, Steve Kristensen’s studio, Chilliwack, BC While I wasn’t able to attend Steve’s B&B, it sounds like it was well attended and his studio has been described as everyone’s dream. As most of you know Steve is also a tool maker and has oodles available.  If you’re looking for those great big hole […]

Mikelson’s Festival of Arts

Mikelson’s Festival of Arts is a summer event that features local artisans.   This year was the 40th anniversary  and to mark that achievement, the Pacific Pyros Glass bead makers decided to do demonstrations of our craft.  Members participated in doing live lampworking demonstrations , much to the delight of the public.  Many were amazed by […]

Beer & Beadz – July 2013

July 11, 2013, Elizabeth Owre’s garden studio, Vancouver, BC A great get together at Elizabeth’s garden studio.  We enjoyed snacks of fresh fruit and baked goods.  Melanie brought some glass left over from the last Whistler event so we drew names for it. Elizabeth demo’d her hollow beads and Melanie finished the demo with how […]

Beer & Beadz – June 2013

June 22, 2013, Leslie Fords studio, Squamish, BC Once again, Leslie was an excellent host.   The munchies were great and her glass stash is unbelieveable! Only a couple of us made it out this time unfortunately but we still had a great time!  We started off watching a DVD on silver fuming, very interesting.  A […]

White Rock Festival of Arts

The Pacific Pyros will be demoing our lampwork at the White Rock Festival of Arts on July 13,14,20 & 21. Arnold Mikelson Annual Festival of Arts 13743 16th Ave Surrey, British Columbia V4A 1P7 Website http://www.mindandmatterart.com/ Phone 604-536-6460 One of the largest art exhibitions in the area. Over 100 new & established artists display their […]

Coming Events!

Last year was a blaze of events for the Pacific Pyros and this year is ramping up the same way. This year the Pacific Pyros will be demoing at the White Rock Festival of Arts and the Reach Gallery in Abbotsford. In the fall be sure to check out the Fraser Valley Bead Show where […]

Whistler Molten Experience 2013

Molten Experience – Whistler Gathering 2013 Date: April 26, 27 & 28th, 2013 Time: Glass-focused retreat with lodging, food, and fire! Guest Demonstrator: Amy Waldman-Smith from Ontario Location: Edgewater Lodge, Whistler, BC Another great gathering of the Pacific Pyros and others at the 2nd annual Whistler Molten Experience. Once again our accomodations were the beautiful […]