is proud to be the home of the very talented, nationally known artist
Jacqueline Berting of Berting Glass. Jacqueline with her husband
and partner James Clark, work out of her studio, on an acreage north
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creating "The Glass Wheat"
I am able to give back to Canadian farmers,
the hope, encouragement, inspiration
and motivation I received growing up on a farm.
a child, running through crisp, green wheatfields
gave me an incredible feeling of freedom.
I have never forgotten this feeling
and am inspired and influenced by it every day.
this time in history, I salute the farmers of Canada.
The dedication and courage of these resilient people
continues to inspire me.
Glass Wheat is a symbol of hope.
AND YOU CANNOT FAIL!
was born in St. Gregor, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1967. She attended
Red Deer College in 1987 and Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario,
1987-1990, where she majored in Glass. Jacqueline studied Iron Art
and Blacksmithing at the Penland School of Art in
North Caroline, U.S.A., 1990.
work has been shown in many group and solo shows
across Canada. Her most famous work to date is
"The Glass Wheatfield",
encompassing 14,000 waist high glass wheat stalks,
each piece individually hand cut and lamp worked.
Salute to the Canadian farmer.
most recent work is "The House of Perception".
A clear glass and iron house consisting of over 400 sand cast
glass panels. 10.5' x 6.5' x 9' high.
the generous support I have experienced, I am fortunate to have
the assistance of my parents, Sally and Dan, friend Cliff and
partner and husband James Clark.
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