Jill E Groves – Glass Artist
As an artist, Jill E Groves has taken workshop courses at Delphi Glass in Lansing, MI, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo OH, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN, & Glass Craft & Bead Expo, Las Vegas NV. After a 35-year career in the United States Postal Service, Mrs Groves established her Fremont OH studio, Manor Ridge Creations in 2010 and sells her work in shows, galleries, and on commission.
She loves to experiment with the effects of
heat on glass and has shared her knowledge through teaching fused glass techniques for the past 7 years at Terra Community College, Tiffin Art Guild, New Haven's Art Junction among others.
Although her main passion is creating fused glass art, she also creates with mosaics & stained glass.
Jill is married to Randall and they have 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren. She also enjoys volunteer work and is currently the Treasurer of the Tiffin Art Guild, President of NARFE (National Ass of Active & Retired Federal Employees) Vacationland Ch 1030, & is active in the Ottawa/Sandusky Master Gardeners