Susana Rutherford, born in Spain, emigrated to Canada in 1976. She graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, On. Her passion for glass began at a very young age after visiting Chartres in France. The exploration of colour and light are two elements of theemedium of glass the artist never tires of. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and her work is in private collections around the globe, and in the art bank of PEI. Her work has been published in books documenting international glass artists. Over the years she has completed many private, corporate and ecclesiastical commissions in glass. She is currently the president of the PEI Crafts Council and the PEI representative to the Canadian Crafts Federation.