Janet Schrader

Featured Artists
In 1979, a journey began. That's the year Janet Schrader began working with glass, and she was immediately hooked.

"Color is a very important part of who I am, so finding all the properties of changing color in glass has held my interest for many years. I love how glass changes color depending not only on the light source but also that it changes from morning to night as the light quality changes."

Around 1988, Janet encountered dichroic glass for the first time, and fusing became the new focus of her glass art launching her successful line of handmade jewelry which she sold nation-wide. Janet's one-of-a-kind stained glass, jewelry and fused art have been met with enthusiasm, and winning awards including 1st and 2nd prize in the professional artist category for Fusion/Cast/Kiln work at the 2012 Glass Craft and Bead Expo in Las Vegas.

1st Place 2nd Place

Her love of learning and trying new things has kept her engaged in creating with glass as a medium. She is continuously seeking out opportunities to study new techniques. Janet shares this wealth of learning and experimentation in the many warm glass classes she teaches throughout the U.S. and Australia. In addition, Janet has authored 14 books about glass art to share some of her whimsical designs and innovative techniques.

NecklaceI have been creating with glass for many years and my journey with it seems to be a never-ending winding path with something unexpected around the next bend. Necklace

A bit of artistic wisdom Janet shares with the perfectionist in all of us: I usually start with a plan in my head of what I want to do, and as I begin to put my project together it changes. As I work on it, many times it ends up as something totally different than what I was planning in the first place. The glass leads me and lets me know what it is to become I am excited at the thought of what might come next if I just let it happen.

Delphi is proud to announce that we have partnered with Janet Schrader to create exclusive kits that will allow you to replicate Janet's unique techniques. Whether you are interested in dichroic jewelry or fused glass pictures, the kits have everything you need to create these designs. As a bonus the Pictures in Glass kit includes a FREE ebook with purchase containing 6 additional patterns and instructions by Janet Schrader.

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Penney S.  •  November 12, 2012
I love delphi glass! I am new to fusing but love it, never seem to run out of ideas!
Karina Foster

Karina Foster

Karina Foster been at Delphi since 1998. She started in customer service and later transferred to the merchandising department where she currently works to create Delphi catalogs and marketing materials. She is also responsible for Delphi's e-Commerce program. In addition, Karina is a talented glass artist. She has always loved art in any form, and has a self-proclaimed "over-stuffed" home art studio to prove it.