Michelle O'Donnell is a distinguished artist based in Rhode Co Offaly, Ireland, renowned for her exceptional work in the realm of glass artistry. With over three decades of dedicated practice, she has solidified her reputation as a master of her craft.
Operating from her expansive studio, Michelle specialises in creating bespoke art commissions for a diverse clientele that encompasses private residences, corporate spaces, hospitals, and public institutions. Her chosen medium is glass, and she employs a meticulous fusion of fused glass and enamelling techniques, often incorporating other materials to achieve the precise aesthetic envisioned by her clients.
In addition to her prolific artistic endeavours, Michelle generously shares her expertise through her glass studio, aptly named 'Glasshammer' which is nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Rhode Co Offaly. At Glasshammer, she offers an extensive range of glassmaking activities, including glass fusing, enamelling, glass painting, and bowl crafting. Her instructional offerings extend to personalised one-on-one workshops, as well as group sessions catered to corporate entities, educational institutions, and individuals alike.
Michelle's dedication to her craft, coupled with her commitment to nurturing the creative spirit in others, solidifies her position as a prominent figure in the world of glass artistry. Her unique artistic vision and teaching prowess continue to inspire and enrich the artistic landscape, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to engage with her work and instruction.