About the Artist
Melanie Leppla received her BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1986 and has been working professionally with glass ever since. Her work is included in the collection at the Museum of American Glass in Millville, New Jersey. Melanie's collection of beautiful hand blown decorative glass lamps she calls Kyoto Lanterns reflect an aesthetic that focuses on simplicity and natural beauty. Reminiscent of Japanese paper lanterns, her sculptural lamps provide a soft glow that brings tranquility and warmth to any room and are sure to bring peacefulness and light into your life.