Biography: Mel George
After eight years of owning and operating Studio Ramp LLC (a custom glass fabrication studio) with her husband Jeremy Lepisto in Portland, Oregon, Mel George recently moved back to her hometown of Canberra, Australia. She is a graduate of Australia's prestigious Canberra School of Art glass workshop, during which she completed a residency at the Bullseye glass factory, later returning to work in the company's Research and Education department. George was the 2011 Stephen Procter Fellow and works from her studio in Queanbeyan, New South Wales. She teaches and exhibits internationally.