The Pittsburgh Chapter of the International Society of Glass Beadmakersr

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2017-2018 Members

Cathy Burchell
Tracey Donoughe
Diana Dugina
Darlene Durrwachter Rushing
Marianne Filiaggi
Leslie Kaplan
Joy Knepp
Karen Leonardo
Mike Mangiafico
Hilde Munck
Liz Sabol
Laurie Salopek
Darlene Shaw
Anne Steenkiste
Sarah Thompson




Membership Info

3RGB Membership runs from January 1 
to December 31 each year.
Membership year is not post-rated.

Individual Membership is $20 per year.
If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact Leslie. ►


Clockwise from top left: Marianne Filliagi, Darlene Durrwacter Rushing, Joy Knepp, Candace, Cathy Burchell, Diana Dugina, Leslie Kaplan and Sarah Thompson at the Susan Brimo Cox Glass Studio dedication at Touchstone Center for Craft.

3RGB members working with Pgh Glass Center members at Beads of Courage challenge.

Tracey Donoughe, Cathy Burchell, Diana Dugina, Laurie Salopek, & Marianne Filliagi at Touchstone Center for Craft Open Torch.


Throughout the year our members participate in BEADS OF COURAGE events at the Pittsburgh Glass Center.

Potluck, meeting and workshop (usually held in the East End of Pittsburgh) 

April or May 
Spring meeting Mini-Open Torch traditionally held at the Pittsburgh Glass Center

Late August or September

Bead-be-que Party

Our annual weekend “Open Torch” at Touchstone Center for Crafts (near Uniontown) 

Many of our members participate in the Pittsburgh Glass Center’ holiday sale.


Jessica, Joy, Diana & Cathy at Touchstone Center for Craft's annual membership benefit.

3RGB president, Leslie Kaplan at the torch at Touchstone Center for Craft

Diana, Leslie & Anne at the ISGB Gathering in Rochester, New York 2012

The 3RGB gang at the Bead b'Cue at Jan Christiansen's Carney Hollow Studios

3RGBs participating at Beads of Courage Challenge at the Pittsburgh Glass Center