Libby Leuchtman has been making glass beads for over 25 years. After taking classes from the top beadmakers in the US, she decided to open her own studio in 2001. Since then she has started and acted as the director of several studios in the St. Louis area. These days, Libby teaches internationally and continues to explore new ideas in glass. Libby is the founder of the St. Louis Lampworkers Society and a member of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers. She has been published in books and magazines, and her beads have been added to the President's Collection in the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY.