Madison Kopsa

Tell us about yourself.

Madison Kopsa is a multimedia artist with a focus on hot sculpted and blown glass. Inspired by her experiences as a woman, mother, and her love of Mother Nature, Madison strives to make work that tells a story. She believes story is just as, if not more important, than the creation’s aesthetics. If a creation pulls an instant

What draws you to the material you work with?

I love the instant gratification of working with hot glass, the physical aspect of creating with your whole body, getting into your body and out of your mind, flowing with a material that requires your full attention.

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

I pursue themes of the feminine, mother nature and organic free shapes.

What is your dream project?

The birth of my daughter was an extremely empowering, magical experience. For the last two years I’ve been working on a series relating to that labor of love that also translates to the labor we all give of our whole selves in the hot shop as well.

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