Julie Conway, artist and owner of ILLUMINATA ART GLASS DESIGN LLC specializing in custom art glass lighting, andsite-specific architectural installations. Julie’s first molten blob of glass was formed in 1997, and from there, she never looked back. Her years of apprenticeship with international glass masters forged her dedicated studio practice using traditional techniques with a contemporary design aesthetic.
“Illuminata” the name of her studio, stems from the Italian Renaissance group of thinkers and artists who expanded consciousness and brought enlightenment to the public. Their daring courage influences many of my artworks and challenges my perceived limitations. Julie is inspired by our collective human experience and driven to create unique glassworks that bring more light and beauty into the world.