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With a background in drawing and painting on two-dimensional surfaces, Lisabeth Sterling has spent more than 25 years engraving transparent blown cameo vessels, and her wall pieces may include engraved copper. The effect is much like graphite on paper but with the luminosity of glass.


1993  Pilchuck Glass School  --  Jiri Harcuba  --  Glass Engraving    

1988  Pilchuck Glass School  --  Ludwig Schaffrath  --  Mosaic and Architectural Glass

  1987  Fusing Workshop  --  Gil Reynolds  --  Fusing Pilchuck Glass School  --  David Hopper  --  Painting on Glass

1986  University of Minnesota  --  Tom Lane  --  Glass Working

  Pilchuck Glass School  --  Albinas Elskus  --  Painting on Glass

  1985-86           Anoka Ramsey Community College  --  Bob Toensing  --  Glass Blowing

  1978-80           Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts  --  Various  --  Drawing and Painting

  1977-78           University of the Arts  --  Various  --  Drawing and Painting


  2002                Guild of Glass Engravers - London, England - Best First Time Exhibitor

  2002                Florida Glass Art Alliance - Miami, Fl  - Outstanding Emerging Glass Artist

  1994                Creative Glass Center of America -  Wheaton Village, NJ  -  Fellowship

  1993                BC Glass Art Association  - Vancouver, BC, Canada  - Glass Art V Recognition Award

  1992                The Kristallnacht Project -Philadelphia, PA- Bronze and Purchase Awards

  1991                DuPage County Courthouse  --  Wheaton, IL 


Public Collections

Glass Museum  --  Ebeltoft, Denmark

Wheaton Museum of American Glass  --  Wheaton Village, NJ

American Interfaith Institute  --  Philadelphia, PA

Dupage County Courthouse  --  Wheaton, IL