For the last 10 years she got more serious about collecting glass but she also started to look for opportunities to get hands on experience and training. Learning the science of forming glass in a kiln and the various techniques that can be used were exciting. Two years ago she decided she was going to "go for it" and set up my own studio. she researched tools, equipment, glass, kilns and read every book on the subject. she was also able to apprentice with a glass artist based in Jackson, Wyoming.