Patricia Frantz Studios
Lampworked Glass Beads
About Patricia Frantz
Patricia Frantz is a graduate of California State University-Long Beach. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in general art and went on to obtain an Master of Arts degree in sculptural ceramics with an emphasis on color theory. She attended Pilchuck Glass School for two summers, which introduced her to working glass in a torch. Her work has been exhibited in the United States, Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Finland, England, and Japan.
Patricia lives in Washington state and co-owns Frantz Art Glass with her husband Mike. She also own's Patricia Frantz Studios where she produces paintings, digital art, lampworked glass beads and jewelry. Examples of her work and techniques have been published in many glass and bead periodicals, major books covering glass beads, and technical reference manuals for torch work. She also does freelance writing, instructional DVDs , photography, and color ad work in many major glass art magazines.