The Flow® Magazine

Volume 20 - Issue 4

Welcome to The Flow® Winter 2022 issue. In this issue we are celebrating our 18th Annual Women in Glass special, a longtime favorite among our contributors and readers. The 2022 18th Annual Women in Glass Gallery highlights a wealth of styles and includes mixed media work, enameled works, kiln formed pieces, torchworked forms and cold worked glass. Imagery in the Gallery includes marbles, beads, abstract styles set in silver and copper, floral and plant sculptures, dogs, seahorses, fish, floral murrine, Edgar Allan Poe, nudibranchs, disk beads, eyeballs, birds, toadstools, peaches on the branch, anthropomorphic bears and rabbits, health care workers, doves, hawks, hollow beads, stylized women with nature themes, earthworms, fish bones, necklaces and pendants, bees and babies, complex murrine of Moravian fairy tales, turtles, pumpkins, flamingos and other birds, faces, vessels, killer whales, carosel horses, starfish, trees, alien life, dot-stack beads, leaves, apples, stingrays, pears, peppers and fruits on framed platforms, skeletons, ocean life, cats, dragons, seahorses, and waterfalls. Swiss artist Krista Israel talks about her visionary work and how she interprets her emotional processes in glass. Belle Tsai paints with glass in three dimensions, drawing on the flowers in her homeland of Taiwan to guide her designs. The International Society of Glass Beadmakers held Your Bead for Venice, their first competition inviting their members to create beadwork using traditional Venetian techniques. Ania Karolina Kyte demonstrates how to design and create beads using frit. Terry Henry developed a technique to safely encase cremains in a stylish bead, and she leads us through a step-by-step demonstration. Angela McHale celebrates science through her art, drawing attention to the climate crisis and social justice issues with her plasma glass work. Be sure to subscribe today at so you won’t miss a single issue.


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