Created using the same process as blown vessels, but pushed and pulled into sinewy muscles, expressive eyes and flaring nostrils, Shelley Muzylowski Allen’s creatures hold energy and vitality as simpler items might hold water. They capture light, forming rich colors and depths amongst the layers of glass, all serving to give her animals an otherworldly glow that seems only intensified by their environments and by the textures she so carefully weaves into many of the pieces.  READ MORE