Glass artist Jen Violette will be having her 23rd Annual Holiday Glass Sale on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m to 3 p.m., at 30 Haven Drive in Granby. The sale will feature a large selection of Violette’s colorful Venetian-style hand-blown glass ornaments, whimsical glass vases, pitchers, and glass sculptures. Seconds will also be available at 15 percent to 40 percent off. Also on display will be a selection of Violette’s glass still-life wall sculptures that incorporate hand blown glass fruits and vegetables on a distressed stainless steel background.
She will also be showing several of her lovely landscape paintings that often feature old barns. Payment is by cash or check only.
Violette has had a busy and successful year creating a number of commissioned sculptures and paintings for clients’ homes, and she was also featured in several prominent gallery shows and museum exhibits.
Violette grew up in Granby and is a 1990 graduate of Granby Memorial High School. She earned her BFA in glass and metal sculpture from Alfred University in 1994 and has been working with molten glass for the past 28 years. She has won several distinctive awards for her glass and is included in numerous private collections throughout the world. She now resides in Wilmington, Vermont with her husband and their two young sons. She is an avid gardener and draws great inspiration for her work from the vegetable and perennial gardens that surround her home and studio.
For more information about the Violette’s work and her upcoming glass sale, visit jenviolette.com or call (802) 464-5206 or (860) 653-7632.