Team Brazee

Sandra Gross

Owner, Educational Director, Instructor

MFA, Miami University, M.ED, Xavier University

Sandra fell in love with glass in graduate school in search of translucency in her work.  Her journey took her to Pilchuck Glass School, The Studio at Corning Museum  and Haystack School of Crafts.  She was awarded one of the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards for the International Sculpture Society.  She was a finalist in the Bullseye Emerge Show in 2004 and a finalist and winner in the  Student Niche Awards for both Functional and Sculptural Glass. Sandy was also awarded Best of Ohio 2008, 2009, in 2009- winner of the Ohio Designer Craftsmen Labino Award for Glass. She is so excited to share her knowledge and her love of glass.

sandy@brazeestreetstudios.com | sandragross.net



Leah Busch

Director, Instructor

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BA, Kalamazoo College

Leah is a Cincinnati native who has returned after years creating art and exhibitions in Michigan, Chicago and Atlanta. Leah has studied glass at the Studio Corning Museum of Glass and Pilchuck Glass School. Director by day and painter by night, Leah is thrilled to bring new energy, exciting art exhibitions, and glass techniques to the community at Brazee Street Studios.

leah@brazeestreetstudios.com | www.leahbusch.com



Chelsea Borgman

Media + Communications, C-LINK Gallery Director, Instructor

BS in Studio Art, Kenyon College

Chelsea returned to Cincinnati after graduating with a degree in Studio Art from Kenyon College in 2012. Working in large-scale media, Chelsea enjoys creating immersive installations. Glass is an exciting new medium for Chelsea and she looks forward to continuing to explore the possibilities it offers. Chelsea is thrilled to help build a community of artists through C-LINK and showcase the incredible local work Cincinnati has to offer in the C-LINK Gallery.

chelsea@brazeestreetstudios.com | www.chelseaborgman.com



Angie Unger

Glass Retail + Event Coordinator, Instructor

BA Graphic Design, Xavier University

Angie is an expert instructor, bringing glass knowledge and ideas to her students. After completing her degree in graphic design from Xavier University, Angie now coordinates all prep and production for Brazee glass classes and custom projects. Additionally she is the event coordinator, planning custom events for clients all over Cincinnati. 




 Josh Bass

Custom Projects, Instructor

BFA Savannah College of Art and Design

Josh studied Jewelry and Object design at SCAD. He was introduced to glass by Sandy Gross in 2009 while working with ArtWorks on an installation for the Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati. While in school, he learned traditional metal fabrication and casting methods. Josh is excited to be back at Brazee where he can share what he has learned and explore the possibilities of combining glass work and metal work together.

 josh@brazeestreetstudios.com | joshbassdesign.com



Caroline Horney

Retail Assistant

Freshman at DAAP, Fine Art