Marie E. Casamayor-Harvey is an artist based in Houston, Texas. Marie was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba to a Cuban father and a Colombian mother. Marie left Cuba at the age of 6 months and moved to Colombia, South America, where she spent her formative years. She moved to the United States at the age of 12. Marie earned a B. A. from the University of Houston with a major in Art History and minors in Studio Arts and Architecture. She earned a Masters in Bilingual Education and Supervision from the University of St. Thomas, Houston. Marie’s work has been the subject of 4 solo exhibitions and numerous group exhibits. Her work can be found in private collections in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, Cuba, France and Sweden. Besides her studio practice, she has also curated exhibits and has taught art in after school programs at the elementary and junior high school level. She creates art using texture, color and movement of glass. She uses glass to depict nature in abstract and realistic ways for displaying both inside and outside. She has a varied range of art from wall art, sculpted display art, jewelry, yard art and more. She loves working with glass and making your ideas become a reality.