Melanie Churchill

Melanie Churchill

Melanie has been with Delphi since 1998. She has worked in the Creativity Center and the Contact Center, and she now serves as the Merchandising Coordinator. She is also a talented glass artist and Delphi instructor. Look for tips and project ideas from Melanie in Delphi catalogs and on the Delphi website.

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Art Glass Festival: An Insider's Perspective

Events and Contests
As March begins, theres almost a palpable excitement in the air at Delphi. This year will be my 13th Art Glass Festival, and somehow every year its magical almost like being a kid waiting anxiously for Christmas morning all over again. It begins earlier than you might think with conversations about the schedule of events, prizes, guest artists and more. Thanks to the enthusiasm and dedication of our staff, the entire event is carefully planned and coordinated to showcase the talent of our customers and offer an opportunity to have fun. I like to dig in and take a very hands-on role in the entire process. While entries are streaming in through the Lansing Creativity Center and Online, Im busy checking in the prizes donated by dozens of generous vendors. While the Creativity Center is being transformed into a Gallery, I work with a team and coordinate the assembly of exhibitor packs, door prizes and prize packs. Its a big job, but a lot of fun can you imagine putting together goodie bags for a party of glass artists? Or picking out the best prizes for the winners that are as passionate about glass as you are? The Artists Reception is always spectacular. The Gallery is

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