Project Description

Jennifer Austin is a North Carolina glass artist. She was born in Boone, raised in the foothills, and moved to the Chapel Hill area with her husband in 1993. She has made her home in Mebane, NC, since 1998. She began her journey in stained glass at the former Stained Glass Art Design in Durham, NC, in 1995. She furthered her studies in design work and leaded construction through the Durham Arts Council. Her work is in private collections across the country. Hundreds have attended her classes and workshops since she opened her private studio, “The Kaleidoscope”, to students in the fall of 2000. In addition to teaching privately, she has also taught for The Alamance County Arts Council, Central Carolina Community College, and has been an instructor for The ArtsCenter since 2001. She received an Associates Degree in Fine Arts through Central Carolina Community College, and has pursued studies in metalsmithing, enameling, printmaking, glass lampworking, and glass blowing.