Have you seen a wedding video recorded by a dog whose loving owners equipped her with a goPro camera? Look it up, it’s charming. However, hand-painted portraits in glass are no less valuable now when a family pet can contribute to the heirloom memories then they were in late Renaissance when they were first introduced in noble homes of aristocracy.
Sasha Zhitneva is an award-winning designer and artist who has worked creatively with glass since 1995. She studied in Russia, Spain and in the United States. Her work has been exhibited in SOFA expositions in Chicago, Palm Beach and New York, and in numerous solo and group shows in United States and overseas.
Primarily known for her “signature style” abstract fused panels, she has amassed a diverse body of work that ranges from stained glass and mosaic to an exquisite line of kiln-formed jewelry. Aside from her gallery artwork, she has also completed a number of architectural and lighting installations in both stained glass and kiln-formed glass.