Glass Selma

Selma Joyce Glass is a self-taught African-American artist, working in a variety of mediums, including figurative and abstract paper sculpture, pastel, acrylic, oil, pen & ink, clay, and mixed media. Numerous shows and awards have established Selma as a solid fixture in the art world, and her work has been received with much critical praise. Gladys Knight is among her extensive list of celebrity clientele. Glass has emerged as one of Atlanta's most dynamic and creative artist. A self taught artist whose ideas come naturally says: "I became interested in creating art in 1988 as I passed by Binders Art supply store each day on my way to and from work. The desire became so strong that I finally went into the store." While initially displeased with her work, she did not give up and focused her attention on collages. The rest is history. Those early works, her reputation, determination and having the right attitude have led to Selma's success. Deeply devoted to her religious convictions, she says, "I try daily to love my neighbor and represent my faith and hope in God with positive awareness. I am thankful every day to be able to express myself through my gift of art, singing and writing. God is Master of it all. When I look at a snow-capped mountain, a tropical flower, a beautiful bird or an incredible rainbow, how I marvel. "In my art I strive to capture some of the beauty I see in his creation

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