Martie Negri was a painter and fiber artist before transitioning to glass in 2000. She has developed a contemporary millefiori technique that allows for beautiful and distinctive patterns. Her work was included in Emerge 2006, Bullseye Gallery’s biennial exhibit of new work. Corning New Glass Review 30 and 32, She exhibits at SOFA New York and Chicago. Most recently Negri was recognized as one of ten artists as Best in Show in 2009 BIGG: Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass, a project of Ohio State University, OSU Urban Arts Space, OH; and the Hawk Gallery, OH. Negri’s unique millefiori technique will be demonstrated at this year’s Glass Art Society Conference in Louisville, KY.