James Sharpless

James Sharpless

Two people sitting in James Sharpless' Holly City Art Glass booth, surrounded by a variety of items for sale.

Holly City Art Glass was founded to preserve the heritage and traditions of the mold making artisan. A family tradition passed from my father, Lew Sharpless to me. An art form using hammer and chisels to create art work in gray iron, usually engraved in the negative which reproduces as a positive image in glass presented at the show.