Entries by the Communicator

Whistler Molten Experience features

Announcing the Third glorious year of the annual Whistler Molten Experience.  We keep having so much fun, we’re doing it again! Our headline demonstrator is the amazing and incomparable J.C. Herrell from Sacramento, CA, USA Glass bead artists from far and wide assemble at this exclusive retreat. Our event may be little, but it’s not small.  The tickets […]

Beer & Beadz – October 2013

October’s B&B was hosted by Suzanne Basnett.  It was a good turn out.  Suzanne opened her warm cozy studio to us where several members got a chance to play with her Scorpion torch.  Suzanne plays with Boro glass!  She also likes to fuse glass and has a large kiln exclusively for this in her studio. […]

Whistler Molten Experience

Mark your calendars for this fabulous event!  May 2 – 4, 2014 I’m told the headliner for this event is AWESOME!!!! but a secret for now.  I’m told it will be announced very soon. Registration will open December 1  and the organizing committee recommends you book early, as there is a lot of interest and […]

Ignite the Passion

On October 17, 2013, the Arts Centre in Port Moody opened their newest exhibit of mixed media and glass.  It was designed to “invite  the viewer to step into the artists’ world, on a journey through the emotions inspired by mixed media and glass.” Art glass beads and sculpture by Leslie Rowe-Israelson and Melanie Rowe […]

the arts centre

You’re Invited to our Opening Reception! Thursday October 17, 2013 | 6–8pm Port Moody Arts Centre 2425 St. Johns Street   Leslie Rowe-Israelson and Melanie Rowe Ignite the Passion Twins, Melanie Rowe and Leslie Rowe-Israelson have embarked on a lifelong journey to create with glass. Living and working in the heart of the Canadian Rockies […]

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 […]