HAGER STUDIOS

Original Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads and Jewelry by
Susan Matych-Hager

 

 

 

 


 elcome to Hager Studios, home of Susan Matych-Hager, handmade lampwork glass art bead and jewelry artist.

The artist has been recognized as a contemporary, innovative glass bead-maker by the International Society of Glass Beadmakers through inclusion in several International Society of Glass Bead Makers juried traveling exhibitions such as  Convergence III: Inspirations and Interpretations--Art Glass Bead Jewelry Inspired by Other Works of Art, as well other ISGB juried exhibits such as  Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present and Pretend. She has also been selected to exhibit her work in Convergence: Contemporary Jewelry Design with Art-Glass Beads, co-sponsored by Bead and Button magazine, Out of the Box: Pushing the Boundaries of the Glass Bead, and Metamorphosis: The Life-Cycle of a Glass Bead.

Winter Dreams was second-place award winner in the lampwork category in the 2013 BEAD DREAMS international competition sponsored by Bead & Button Magazine. Yellow Poppies was selected as a finalist in the 2011 Bead & Button magazine's BEAD DREAMS juried exhibit in the lampwork category.

Her work has appeared in several of the juried Lark Book series including 500 Bead Jewelry, Showcase 500 Art Necklaces and 1000 Beads. Her work has also been published in Bead & Button Magazine, Ornament and The Flow Magazine.

Hager Studios beads and jewelry are available in select bead stores, galleries, shows and the internet.

  • Winter Dreams (detail)

    Winter Dreams (detail)

  • Winter Dreams, BEAD DREAMS COMPETITION, Second Place Award Winner, Lampwork Category, Bead&Button, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2013

    Winter Dreams, BEAD DREAMS COMPETITION, Second Place Award Winner, Lampwork Category, Bead&Button, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2013

  • Spring Vignette, "The Flow Magazine," Eighth Annual Women in Glass, 2012

    Spring Vignette, "The Flow Magazine," Eighth Annual Women in Glass, 2012

  • Memories of Autumns Past--"Indelible," International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2012 (Photo: Jerry Anthony)

    Memories of Autumns Past--"Indelible," International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2012 (Photo: Jerry Anthony)

  • Yellow Poppies, BEAD DREAMS Competition (2011), Bead & Button Show

    Yellow Poppies, BEAD DREAMS Competition (2011), Bead & Button Show

  • Field of Poppies, "Convergence III," ISGB, 2011, Katherine Peterson, designer and Susan Matych-Hager, lampwork artist

    Field of Poppies, "Convergence III," ISGB, 2011, Katherine Peterson, designer and Susan Matych-Hager, lampwork artist

  • Red Oriental Poppy with Leaves, SURFACE EXHIBIT, International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2011

    Red Oriental Poppy with Leaves, SURFACE EXHIBIT, International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2011

  • Queen of the Faeries, Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present, and Pretend, ISGB, 2010, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen (Photo: Jerry Anthony)

    Queen of the Faeries, Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present, and Pretend, ISGB, 2010, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen (Photo: Jerry Anthony)

  • Queen of the Faeries, Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present, and Pretend, ISGB, 2010, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen (Detail)

    Queen of the Faeries, Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present, and Pretend, ISGB, 2010, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen (Detail)

  • Queen of the Faeries, Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present, and Pretend, ISGB, 2010, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen (Detail)

    Queen of the Faeries, Convergence II: Adorning the Past, Present, and Pretend, ISGB, 2010, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen (Detail)

  • Pin Oak Cylinder, "Reflections in a Monochrome World," ISGB, Rochester, NY, 2010

    Pin Oak Cylinder, "Reflections in a Monochrome World," ISGB, Rochester, NY, 2010

  • Virginia Bluebells, 2010

    Virginia Bluebells, 2010

  • Homage to Kristen, January 2010

    Homage to Kristen, January 2010

  • Terrarium Garden Bead, January 2010

    Terrarium Garden Bead, January 2010

  • Pansies, 2010

    Pansies, 2010

  • Kalaidescope Toggle, 2010

    Kalaidescope Toggle, 2010

  • Pin Oak Leaves, "Sixth Annual Women in Glass," THE FLOW MAGAZINE, 2010

    Pin Oak Leaves, "Sixth Annual Women in Glass," THE FLOW MAGAZINE, 2010

  • "Perfect Pairing," BEAD & BUTTON MAGAZINE, February, 2009

    "Perfect Pairing," BEAD & BUTTON MAGAZINE, February, 2009

  • Yellowstone, "Convergence: Contemporary Jewelry Design with Art-Glass Beads," ISGB and Bead&Button, 2009, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen

    Yellowstone, "Convergence: Contemporary Jewelry Design with Art-Glass Beads," ISGB and Bead&Button, 2009, Susan Matych-Hager and Kathy Petersen

  • Pinecones, 2008, "Convergence," International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2009

    Pinecones, 2008, "Convergence," International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2009

  • Autumn Leaves, 2008, "Convergence," International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2009

    Autumn Leaves, 2008, "Convergence," International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2009

  • Fancy Disk Bead, "Muy Caliente," International Society of Glass Beadmakers juried pendant show, 2009

    Fancy Disk Bead, "Muy Caliente," International Society of Glass Beadmakers juried pendant show, 2009

  • Encased Red Hot Pokers, "Muy Caliente," International Society of Glass Beadmakers juried pendant show, 2009

    Encased Red Hot Pokers, "Muy Caliente," International Society of Glass Beadmakers juried pendant show, 2009

  • Red Hot Pokers, "Muy Caliente," International Society of Glass Beadmakers juried pendant show, 2009

    Red Hot Pokers, "Muy Caliente," International Society of Glass Beadmakers juried pendant show, 2009

  • Two Sues, Two Great Lakes, "Water All Around Us," Susan Schwartzenberger, designer, Susan Matych-Hager, lampworker, 2009

    Two Sues, Two Great Lakes, "Water All Around Us," Susan Schwartzenberger, designer, Susan Matych-Hager, lampworker, 2009

  • Great Lakes Bead, Two Sues, Two Great Lakes, "Water All Around Us," Susan Schwartzenberger, designer, Susan Matych-Hager, lampworker, 2009 (Detail)

    Great Lakes Bead, Two Sues, Two Great Lakes, "Water All Around Us," Susan Schwartzenberger, designer, Susan Matych-Hager, lampworker, 2009 (Detail)

  • "Lampwork Links," BEAD & BUTTON Magazine, December, 2009

    "Lampwork Links," BEAD & BUTTON Magazine, December, 2009

  • Fantasy Flower, "Out of the Box," ISGB, 2008

    Fantasy Flower, "Out of the Box," ISGB, 2008

  • Wallflower, "Out of the Box," ISGB, 2008

    Wallflower, "Out of the Box," ISGB, 2008

  • Wave, "Currents," ISGB, 2008

    Wave, "Currents," ISGB, 2008

  • Driftwood and Seaspray Series, "Currents," ISGB, 2008

    Driftwood and Seaspray Series, "Currents," ISGB, 2008

  • Purple Coneflower, "Fourth Annual Women in Glass," THE FLOW MAGAZINE, 2008

    Purple Coneflower, "Fourth Annual Women in Glass," THE FLOW MAGAZINE, 2008

  • Fall Asters, "Fourth Annual Women in Glass," THE FLOW MAGAZINE, 2008

    Fall Asters, "Fourth Annual Women in Glass," THE FLOW MAGAZINE, 2008

  • Circus Poster, Opus 1, Number 1, "Metamorphosis: The Life-Cycle of a Glass Bead," ISGB, 2007

    Circus Poster, Opus 1, Number 1, "Metamorphosis: The Life-Cycle of a Glass Bead," ISGB, 2007

  • Circus Poster Bead, "Metamorphosis: The Life-Cycle of a Glass Bead," ISGB, 2007

    Circus Poster Bead, "Metamorphosis: The Life-Cycle of a Glass Bead," ISGB, 2007

  • Untitled, "Fire and Ice," ISBG, 2007

    Untitled, "Fire and Ice," ISBG, 2007

  • Black and White Group

    Black and White Group