Bellingham Metal Arts Guild

... a newly formed non-profit guild
                   created by and for lovers of the metal arts.

Karen Espeland

Karen Espeland is a mixed media artisan, working primarily with fused glass, jewelry metal smithing and PMC.  She enjoys exploring new techniques in various mediums and gaining a deeper technical background to apply to her work.   This includes becoming a Certified PMC Instructor, learning from many local and nationally known artist/instructors over the years and sharing ideas with other people interested in the arts.  Her inspiration comes from natures flora, fauna, shapes, sounds and textures. She is an active volunteer at the Bellingham Metal Arts Guild and the Whatcom Humane Society.