This week’s artist is Kathy Burk. Kathy is a glass artist who recently moved from Bozeman to Sheridan, Montana. Most of her works are fused glass pieces reminiscent of the many different thermal pools in Yellowstone national park. She goes through similar processes with fused glass as the geological activity has created over time in Yellowstone. “I try to avoid fractures and fissures, but they are always present. I try to control it with temperatures in my kiln, but they are constants that I always have to deal with,” she explained.
Kathy loves fusing art and science, creating amazing glass art. She enjoys working with her husband Rease, who owns Tobacco Root Creative company. He works with furniture, wood turning, and welding. They work closely together to create lamps, chandeliers and other lighting. Kathy makes glass lamp shades which Rease takes and builds bases for and welds them all together.
To see her work and many others, stop by Latigo & Lace at 122 Main Street in Augusta. While you are there, don’t forget to get some of the best coffee in town.