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Library of record for glass and glassmaking
Toronto based designer who has pursued her love for the ancient art of Verre Eglomise, a French term meaning reverse painting and gilding on glass. Gilding is the process of applying genuine gold leaf or other precious metal leaf on a surface.
A member of the Society of Gilders, she has honed her craft through workshops in New York under the direction of masters in the art of gilding – Miriam Ellner, Charles Douglas, Jill London and sculptor Ekaterina Aksenova of Art Space New York. She studied patination under Lori Lemare, a renowned Canadian visual artist specializing in decorative painting and art restoration.
Her work has been featured in ARIDO’s Art by Designers Toronto in 2015 and 2016. Marybeth is also a member of ARIDO – Association of Interior Designers of Ontario and ASID American Society of Interior Designers.