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Mystery Project Clue #4

The last day of September calls for the last clue for our mystery project! When you’ve had a long day And need much celebration epiphany’s got you And your favorite libation. We’ll be revealing the full project soon… stay tuned!

April on FOX 2!

Catch April on FOX 2 Detroit tomorrow around 9:15 am! She’ll be talking about our partnership with CARE House at their CARE Night gala this weekend. The event is a great opportunity to join us in raising crucial funds for an organization that fights for the welfare of children in our community. More info can […]

Book Your Holiday Party with epiphany!

Book Your Holiday Party with epiphany!

Book your office holiday party with epiphany! An event at our studio is one that you’ll remember forever. You can try your hand at glassblowing and get an up close and personal demonstration of one of the coolest forms of artmaking around. We offer a lot of flexible options for parties. Call us at 248-745-3786 […]

Travel with the Glass Pilgrim

Follow the “Glass Pilgrim” as he travels around the world to share insight about the art of glassblowing. This video from the Corning Museum of Glass is chock full of great info about our favorite medium.

4 Ques

4 Ques

“4 Ques” is a beauty, don’t you think? April’s skill in combining colors is top-notch and one of the things that people love about her art. This piece brings us a bit of tranquility in the midst of a busy month.



It’s Friday and that means we’re ready for the weekend to start! We’d like to spend the day lying flat on our backs and it would be even better if we could stare up at the ceiling and see this view of one of April’s lighting works. What a way to spend the afternoon daydreaming…

Photo by Sebastian Sullen

It’s Throwback Time!

Throwback Thursday! “Orange Thistle with 3 Peas” is a unique combo of some of April’s well-known forms. This sculpture could be reminiscent of a flower or a flame. What do you think of when you see this piece?

Last Week for Here Hear

This week is going to be full of Nick Cave events, and it’s the last chance to get involved before “Here Hear” leaves Detroit! Tomorrow is the world premiere (yes, really!) of Cave’s new film “Up Right: Detroit” debuting at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History. Tickets are still available, so get yours […]

Turchina Filigrana

Turchina Filigrana

Any mantle can benefit from a stunning work of art above it. April’s “Turchina Filigrana” brings the WOW factor to this living room with its beautiful array of blue and crimson curls. The owners of this home collect art and artifacts from a wide variety of sources, and April’s piece plays perfectly with the rest […]

Nick Cave Premiere THIS WEEK!

Don’t miss the world premiere of Nick Cave’s “Up Right: Detroit,” this Thursday, September 24 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. This event includes a cocktail reception and Q&A with Nick Cave! Plus, all proceeds benefit the museum’s education programs. It’s going to be a great night – hope you can […]

The Best Gifts in Life are from epiphany

The Best Gifts in Life are from epiphany

It’s never too early to start shopping for the holiday! And what better place to get something for your favorite person than the epiphany glass web shop! This free form vessel would be perfect for just about anyone. Click “store” above to shop.

Clue #3

Ready for another hint about our super secret project in the works? Lucky you, it comes in poem form once again. Our glass is quite pretty Not a single eyesore With this upcoming piece You’ll look good as you pour. Any guesses now?

“Up Right: Detroit”

It’s not everyday you get to pick the brain of a world famous artist. At the world premiere of “Up Right: Detroit,” Nick Cave will be answering questions about his new film and you’ll be able to hang with him and Cranbrook Art Museum curator Laura Mott at a cocktail reception. This event is definitely […]

Throw. Back.

Throw. Back.

Say it with me, everyone: Throwback Thursday! This fabulous piece from 2009 features rainbow ques and is just everything we love about April’s work – color, movement, and a surprise around every curve.

Photo by Tim Griffith


Every so often, we like to share artists who are working with glass in other ways besides handblowing. Alexander Tylevich hangs panels of dichroic glass in this wide open atrium to allow the light to play off each panel in sparkling color. https://www.codaworx.com/project/a-spire-weisman-art-museum

Image from cranbrookart.edu.

Nick Cave Premiere

Have you had a chance to see the Nick Cave “Here Hear” exhibit at Cranbrook Art Museum? There’s going to be a really special event on September 24 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History – the world premiere of “Up Right: Detroit,” Cave’s film featuring his soundsuits on display like never […]

Join us for CARE Night

Join us for CARE Night

On October 3, we will be supporting CARE House of Oakland County at their charity ball. April’s glass art will be on display and for sale, with part of the proceeds benefiting this very worthy organization. CARE House advocates for children who have been abused and offers treatment and recovery plans, as well as works […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

It’s the first day of Rosh Hashanah! It is customary to eat foods that haven’t been tasted yet during the year, and the pumpkin is one of these! Happy New Year, everyone!

The Power of Social Media in Detroit

Behold the power of social media! Jet Blue challenged citizens around the country to vote for their city to receive 100,000 books as part of the Soar for Reading program. It’s super cool to hear that Detroit was the winner by an overwhelming number of votes! This means that 100,000 books will be distributed to […]

A Day to Remember

Today is a day of remembrance for many of us. We will not forget the lives of those lost on September 11, 2001, nor will we forget the many who sacrificed their lives in the long aftermath. Thank you to those who continue to protect and serve our country.

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

It’s our favorite time of the week – Throwback Thursday! (And we hope you enjoy these fun posts, too!) This throwback takes us back a whole decade to 2005 when April created this amazing “Lilac Swan.” For those of you who are more familiar with April’s sculpture, you can definitely see some of techniques that […]

Give Yourself a Paw Print Present

If you’re the type to embrace color and you happen to be an animal-lover, these paw print glasses are just for you! We have several colors left waiting to find their “forever homes.” ☺ And remember that part of the proceeds go to the Michigan Humane Society! Awesome!

Clue #2…

Here’s a new hint about our upcoming mystery project, and it comes in poem form! Two may be company And three’s just a crowd But four is quite perfect Of this project we’re proud. Any guesses of what we’re working on?

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day everyone! We work hard at the studio to create exciting new art and fantastic glass sculptures. Cheers to you, whatever your work may be! We hope you can pursue it with passion and vigor.

Website Revamp in the Works

We are in the process of a major overhaul on our website. It’s important to us that our site is easily navigable and shows off our images. What’s important to you when you visit an artist’s website? We really wanna know, so comment below!

Inside Out Glassblowing

This video from the Corning Museum of Glass gets you up close with glassblower Martin Janecky, who sculpts a horse head from inside the glass form. It’s a pretty cool and impressive technique and even cooler when you get to see it from inches away!

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Normally we do a Throwback Thursday, but how about a little Flashback Friday to mix it up? This Deep Green Lily really has the semblance of a water lily with its bright purple “flower” in the middle. There’s just something about those glass petals springing forth that we can’t get enough of!

You're Invited!

You’re Invited!

You’re invited! Join us at the closing reception for April’s show “Glass Lily Garden” at the U of Michigan’s North Campus Research Center next Wednesday, September 9 from 5-7 pm. This is a rare opportunity to see many of April’s lily sculptures displayed together in a beautiful field of color and form. The show is […]