Artist Carmella Jarvi specializes in kiln glass, painting & the business of art.

Recent Work

Check out the latest news, art, and events by Carmella Jarvi!

Beginning… NEW Glass Wall Piece.

Beginning, wall mounted kiln-glass composite. Approximately 24×24″ on wall. 2016.         Share...

CIVA, ArtsCharlotte, Church at Charlotte, & whole lot of love for Christ!

What a great start to March 2016!  I may complain about technology and being an artist “team of one” sometimes… But, God has been good! Anyone who knows me – even on Facebook – is aware that I belong to Christ. This is something that I’ve become more vocal...

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Adrift… trying to capture water with glass.

Adrift is a free standing, table top composite of 4 pieces. Completed in early 2016, it’s first attempt at more literal water. (Also a nod to my savior, Christ!) Close-up detail.   (Looked like this at an earlier stage:)   Share...

Commissioned bowl, kiln glass. 2015.

Commissioned kiln glass bowl for retiring Duke Energy Exec – late last year. Share...

Need Help? FREE Harrisburg, NC Artist Seminar April 5, 2016.

ARTISTS: Learn to better leverage art events! Prepare for the upcoming Harrisburg ArtWalk and more.   CLICK ON LINK BELOW for details. Need Help? FREE Harrisburg Artist Seminar.   TUESDAY, APRIL 5 | 6:45-8:45p.m. Harrisburg Town Hall • 4100 Main Street, Harrisburg, N.C. ARTISTS Learn to leverage art events!...

Making glass art & applying for gigs.

Studio table. A little peek into my studio life… Table with glass parts – in process – as well as inspiration from Brian Rutenberg’s GORGEOUS new paintings I experienced at Jerald Melberg Gallery. (I’m really painting with glass.) Idea for free standing piece. Some of what I’m creating are small prototypes...

Is Jarvi’s Glass Food Safe?

Although I create my glass to be enjoyed as fine art – not a functional ware – I do get asked about using my pieces for serving food. Unless a piece is a commission with clear glass top layer, I cannot guarantee it’s food safe. My kiln glass process has...

Small Business Saturday? Yes, Please.

HOLIDAY GLASS SCHEDULE…   First, Happy Thanksgiving!! Had a great time in Rock Hill, SC last weekend (Nov. 20-21) with Harriet Goode and Alfred D. Ward in Gallery 5 group show! Sold some glass & made a lot of new friends. Missed me in Rock Hill? I’ll have new glass for...

Pretty Glass Bowls for the Holidays.

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