Julie Conway

Tell us about yourself.

Julie Conway, artist and owner of ILLUMINATA ART GLASS DESIGN LLC specializing in custom art glass lighting, and site-specific architectural installations. Her drive to work sustainably and with energy efficient techniques makes her a leader.

What draws you to the material you work with?

I use glass to bend light. I am fascinated with the results of light & shadow patterns created from my glassworks.

What themes do you pursue in your work, and why have you chosen the processes that you use in your work?

Custom art glass lighting installations for hotels, bars, restaurants, and residential applications. I also have shown work, and created custom installations in galleries and museums.

What is your dream project?

Super large scale art glass lighting project in Hotel either in Asia, Dubai or other amazing destination.

What is something about you that most people don’t know?

I speak 4 foreign languages and worked on a private luxury yacht for royalty.

What is something about you that most people don’t know?

I LOVE my GAS family. First I joined in 2002 to learn more and see more demos at conferences. Opportunities of working in glass always came to me from attending a GAS conference. Now each year, the gatherings are my preferred family reunion! Fire, fun, art and connection!

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