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April 6, 2021 60 min

Melissa Misoda is both a glass artist and high school teacher. Melissa joins us for this episode to chat about her inspiration and motivation as an artist.

Melissa and her husband own  Misoda Glassblowing Studio in West Seattle. After finding her passion after one day in a community college glass blowing class. Melissa has continued to study glass blowing at multiple schools across the U.S.  She also is a teacher at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. She has taught glass blowing for over 20 years.

During our conversation Melissa shares great stories about teaching and creating artwork.  Besides blowing glass Melissa also is a welder, and does lamp working.  If you find glass art interesting you will find this episode to be amazing.

Melissa has had her art displayed at exhibitions across the United States. She has received awards at Alfred University, Tacoma Glass Museum, and Pilchuck Glass School.

There are so many amazing places to explore in Washington State, you should just pack your bags and go! Explore Washington State is the perfect place for inspiration.  

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