About the Artist
About the instructor: Trish Gardiner has been a business leadership coach and consultant for over 25 years. Many of Trish’s business clients have joined her in the studio as a way to connect with their creativity, to reduce stress, and problem solve. Trish has been a glass artist for almost ten years. Trish has studied with world-renowned master glass teachers from Ireland and Czech Republic as well as teachers from New York and Oregon. She is a member and regular contributor to international fused glass forums. Her glass art can be found at Ridgedale Mall, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, the Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour, and in the homes of clients throughout the world. Her work has been featured on WCCO and in Lake Minnetonka Magazine. Trish resides in Minnetonka where she teaches kiln formed glass classes and enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and is a regular volunteer at the Minneapolis Crisis Nursery.