Oregon Art Beat

Glass Artist Michelle Kaptur

Clip: Season 15 Episode 1506 | 7m 14s

Michelle Kaptur is a glass artist outside Bend who started blowing glass in 1975. She designs and creates unique glass memorial pieces, called Soulbursts, that incorporate ashes from a deceased family member or pet. We watch her work with her studio assistant, Mark Gordon, to design and create a Soulburst. A client arrives to pick up a finished piece.

Aired: 11/14/13

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, The Kinsman Foundation, US Bank, Jackson Foundation and Roundhouse Foundation.