One Woman Exhibit Features Glass Artist, Irene Jalowayski At Artisans On The Ave

Working with glass has given Irene Jalowayski a medium to express her creativity like none other.  Irene is the Featured Artist at Artisans on The Ave in Lake Worth.  The public is invited to a Free Opening Reception on Saturday, November 19th to see Irene’s newest glass art while meeting the artists of this wonderful original art and original fine craft boutique.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.






Artisans On The Ave
630 Lake Avenue   Lake Worth, Florida 33460
561-582-3300  or  561-762-8162

Betty Wilson and Linda Manganaro




Free Public Reception


Irene Jalowayski, “ONE WOMAN ARTIST”




Saturday, November 19, 2016

6:00 – 9:00 PM


This is a free event, refreshments will be served

Gallery Hours:  
Open 7 days a week:
Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 6pm



One of a Kind Cuff by Irene Jalowayski



Irene Jalowayski is a Florida native who was raised in Miami, Florida but spent much of her adult life in California. Eleven years ago Irene returned to West Palm Beach.  Working with glass has allowed her to express creativity and love for color, shape and form. Until this year all of Irene’s work had been with fused glass. She  creates sculptures, functional vessels, bowls, vases and Judaica including menorahs and mezuzahs.



Tall Red Vase by Irene Jalowayski




More recently, Irene began exploring cast glass.  Casting is more complicated and difficult than working with fused glass. A clay sculpture is made first and then cast in plaster. Once the plaster is dry, the mold is filled with glass and fired to 1450 degrees for 38 hours. Then mold is broken away from the glass sculpture. The resulting piece of solid glass beautiful and substantial. Each piece is always one of kind!





“Under The Sea” Cast Glass by Irene Jalowayski 

Irene chose to work with glass because says she has always loved to look at it and to feel it. Long before she began to work with glass she was collecting it. Her personal glass collection includes pieces by American, Italian and Swedish glass artists. She stated “Creating my own glass pieces has not stopped me from purchasing a beautiful piece of glass if I fall in love with it”.



Reactive Glass menorah by Irene Jalowayski

Irene’s inspiration comes from what is around and from whatever she can imagine. An image in her mind is meticulously designed in glass. Inspiration does not come in only one form. The sight of a lovely flower can be an inspiration.



Dragonfly Bangle Bracelet by Irene Jalowayski


A wonderful painting can spark an image of something to be made in glass. She also has been inspired by the paintings of Picasso, Miro, Matisse, Mondrian, and Chagall. Her favorite designs are simple, colorful, and pleasing to the eye.



Dichroic Glass and Silver Necklace by Irene Jalowayski

About five years ago she started making beautiful silver and glass jewelry. “The glass colors just naturally go with silver, as they look so beautiful together”.   She also loves making silver and cast glass jewelry with sparkling dichroic glass.



Opened Glass box by Irene Jalowayski


When you visit the 3 showrooms within our gallery you will be amazed at the selection of the exquisite art of the 40 artists the gallery features.

Visit this opening night for an evening of fun. Meet the artists!!!
Celebrate our wonderful art and enjoy yourself!




For more information about this exhibit, classes or how to become part of this gallery please call:

Artisans On The Ave Owners: Betty Wilson and Linda Manganaro


Artisans On The Ave
630 Lake Avenue    Lake Worth, FL 33460






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OSGS Hosts Holiday Reception, Featuring Glass Artist, Irene Jalowayski

The Rickie Report has watched as people fall  in love with Irene Jalowayski’s glass art.  A relatively emerging artist, she is being featured at an open reception at OSGS in Northwood.  Irene takes her fused glass pieces and creates truly one-of-a-kind affordable jewelry, sushi dishes, menorahs, and a variety of Christmas serving pieces.  Stop by on November 22nd and then plan a nice dinner at one of the dining spots in the Northwood neighborhood!  More details are in this article.





Evelyn and Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla invite everyone to their Holiday Reception on Friday, November 22nd  from 6 – 9 pm.  Ortiz-Smykla |Gallery Studio is located at 500 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach, FL.  The Northwood neighborhood offers a wide variety of dining options for those who want to have dinner after the reception.  This reception will feature the glass art pieces created by Irene Jalowayski.





Irene Jalowayski  has always been an art lover and collector.  She began taking fused art glass classes six years ago.  


Bracelet with Round Silver Wave and Dichroic Glass Cabachon

Bracelet with Round Silver Wave and Dichroic Glass Cabachon



She has studied with Sidney Escowitz and taken classes at McMow Art Glass Center and at Art Glass Environments.  Irene now has her own studio and her hobby has become her passion.  


"Lady in Red"

“Lady in Red”

Irene was a featured, emerging artist at ArtiGras, 2013.   Working with glass has allowed her to express her creativity and love for color, shape and form. 


Christmas Tree Bowl

Christmas Tree Bowl


Irene gets lost in her work and experiences a thrill every time she opens the kiln.


"Green Face"

“Green Face”

Irene’s fused art glass pieces are full of color with lots of dichroic glass mixed with beautiful bright backgrounds.  Each piece is finished with a frame or stand, making it ready to show.


Red and Black Bowl

Red and Black Bowl


Some are sculptural and some functional objects for the home including large and small bowls, dishes, platters, salt and pepper shakers, olive oil bottles, sushi dishes and serving utensils.


"Faucet Table"

“Faucet Table”


Irene creates small accent tables with vintage or antique bases and art glass tops.

"Star Menorah"

“Star Menorah”

Irene also has Judaic pieces which include Shabbat sets, candlesticks, menorahs and mezuzahs.


Matzah Plate

Matzah Plate


Functional items include bowls, dishes, platters and many other fun pieces to showcase in your home.


"Shabbat Set"

“Shabbat Set”


Irene’s hand-made glass pieces make wonderful gifts.


Candle Holders

Candle Holders


For more information about OSGS:  Visit our website for more information about us:    Evelyn Ortiz Smykla & Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla     OSGS Ortiz-Smykla|Gallery-Studio  p: 561-833-2223       Find us on Facebook at


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