Kari Russell-Pool often collaborates with her husband, Marc Petrovic, who is also a glass artist. They both graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in the early 1990s and set up a studio in Essex, Connecticut.
At the 1962 glass workshops run by Harvey Littleton (the pioneer of the studio glass movement), Dominick Labino provided the materials and expertise necessary to melt glass at a lower temperature and on a smaller scale.
Bisbee was a daguerreotypist, photographer, inventor, and author. His History and Practice of Daguerreotyping was published in 1853, the same year he opened a photography studio in partnership with James Robertson on Main Street in Dayton, Ohio.
Like the intricate designs of mid-nineteenth-century cross-stiched embroidery samplers, Weaver's photograms—unique images made in the darkroom without a camera by arranging objects directly on photographic paper—incorporated phrases from hymns or Scripture.