Jade Usackas is and artists, educator and designer who was born in Orillia, Ontario. She utilizes glass and mixed media to explore the contrast of human relationships and the natural world. Ms. Usackas has studied art and glass thought-out North America at institutions including:  Fleming College, Sheridan College, Pilchuck Glass School, the Corning Museum of Glass, and Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Jade is an instructor at Playing With Fire in Toronto and is currently finishing her undergraduate degree at Sheridan College in Oakville. Learn more about Jade's work at www.jadeusackas.com