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Biography: Nancy Tobey

Nancy Tobey

A lifelong love of glass brought Nancy Tobey to beadmaking in 1996, and today she is a full-time artist and teacher. She creates depth and luminosity in her beads through complex layering of powders and frit, as well as the application of oxidations and reduction techniques. While Tobey is known for her work in borosilicate glass that is colorful and sculptural, she currently exploring the world of mixed media, incorporating her glass, encaustic monoprints, and just about anything else she can find in her studio in her paintings.