Stained glass artist Shelley Rae Wood says she loves bringing joy to people through her work. PROVIDED BY SHELLEY RAE WOOD
“I believe too many things are thrown away,” she explains. “I make it into art and make it pretty.”
Sometimes, she uses whole pieces and adheres them together, creating high-relief sculptures within a frame. In others, she either breaks pieces or uses already broken pieces to create whimsical compositions that resemble more traditional stained glass work.