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The Artist - Charline Polifka

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2010 Loveland Art in the Park

Glass Artist2009 Loveland Art in the Park

 

Charline was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado (a Colorado Native).  She graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.  After a successful career is the field of Computer Science with Hewlett-Packard, she became captivated by the arts.  She began taking fine art classes in oil painting from the Loveland Art Academy and later glass fusion classes.     She was inspired by her background in Computer Graphics and her love of nature.  Her art is considered Abstract Impressionism. 

She began fusing glass in an electric kiln in 2008.    She specializes in glass fusion techniques, where different layers of glass are melted on and within each other creating unique 3-dimensional art pieces.  Her favorite glass is 96 COE Dichroic Glass.  She enjoys creating colorful fused glass murals that represent her vision of nature and her surroundings.  Charline is a perpetual student of glass working constantly learning new techniques and is always willing to experiment. 

 

 

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