ART @ One Earth Film Festival  

  One Earth Film Festival has teamed up local artists and businesses to show love to their mother… Earth that is. In a special Valentine’s Day inspired art tour in Oak Park, #LoveOneEarth features work  primarily made from found objects and reclaimed materials The exhibit culminates with the One Earth Film Festival screening of “Angel Azul”, a documentary featuring artist […]

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Art of Patron

Elegant yet earthy this footed bowl elevates shards to a new level. Created with two Patron bottles, one large frosted bottle was broken and fired back together to form an organic shaped bowl, a smaller bottle was trimmed and bonded to the bowl to elevate it in an stylish way. My design “Elevated Shards” was selected […]


RECYCLED BOTTLE TILES

Wine bottles are often the witness to many good times and laughter with family and friends. Now you can tile your space with remnants from past parties and gatherings. Custom sizes and color combinations available.

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Winter Mosaics

“Ice & Snow” by Bryan Northup, an Oak Park artist. His mosaic, made of fused bottle glass, faceted crystals, bevels and stained glass, depicts a selection of snowflakes, each one different. “I wanted to evoke the feeling of that moment of quiet and peaceful beauty that comes with snowfall,” said Northup, 38. In addition to […]


BOTANIC Exhibit

Ancient life‐forms or aliens from the future? Hacking my way through a jungle of twisted possibilities and melting temperatures, these are the nine plants I found and have brought back from the journey to show.  These fantastical new species of plants are born of two passions of mine, glass and growing plants. All it took […]

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Broken Bottle Bowl

  I was fortunate to have my Broken Bottle Bowl design chosen for inclusion for the Fall 2012 Catalog Chicago Art Institute Museum Shop. Here are some images from the project.


Glass Act: Getting to Know Bryan Northup

Patch.com art critic and columnist, Ken Reif interviewed me for his weekly column. Here is a brief excerpt: “Nature to me is sacred and has the power to not only sustain human existence but inspire works of art. When I see wastefulness, pollution, oil spills, landfills, and littering, I feel sick with anger. I didn’t always have a goal […]

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