Colette Samson is a glass artist, operating Image Glass Studio in Shubenacadie East, NS. She works primarily in fused glass techniques such as kiln casting, fritography, kiln carving and sculpture. Her work can be found in private collections nationally and internationally, both in use and on display. Colette also instructs in glass art and has designed and delivered a curriculum of training in fused glass for Community colleges and other groups. Colette is a juried member of the Craft Council of NL and the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council, and a member of the Glass Art Association of Canada. Recent Gallery Shows: Marigold Cultural Centre, Truro, NS - "May Menagerie" McCarthy Gallery, Truro, NS - "Canada 150 art exhibition" Winding River Art Gallery Stewiacke, NS - "The Nature of Things" Winding River Art Gallery, Stewiacke, NS - "Water and Glass" MYM Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS - "Fire and Water" NSCC McCarthy Art Gallery, Truro, NS - "Water is Key" Gallery CCNL, St. John's, NL - "Elemental Nexus" Gallery at Acts, Halifax NS, Winding River Art Gallery, Stewiacke, NS - "Spring Fling" Swoon Gallery, Hammonds Plaines, NS - "Winterscene" OCC, Toronto, Ont - "The Last Glass Show" CCNL Gallery, St. John's, NL - "AME" Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS - "Florals" Artz Gallery, Halifax, NS - "Group Show" Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS - "Christmas Show" Harvest Gallery, Wolfville, NS - "Size Matters" Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS - "The Next tract" Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS - "ARTOPHILE" Harvest Gallery, Wolfville, NS - Truro, NS "Vessels" Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS - "Grand Opening" Special Commissions Grenfell Historical Society: Transform and produce traditional hooked rug patterns into fused glass. Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM): Design and produce 120 speakers' gifts for CSIM annual scientific meeting. Conservation and Sustainable Ecotourism Program: Design and produce fused glass pieces that contribute to the conservation of the Limestone Barrens of NL.