Artwork by Debbie Maier Jacknin of Mosaic Glass Creations


Debbie is a stained glass mosaic and polymer clay artist. She began creating mosaics with her husband, Larry, in 2007.  In September 2013, Larry was diagnosed with ALS. The most important thing they tried to convey is that everyone in life faces challenges.  ALS was a tough diagnosis to receive but instead of focusing on the negative, they focused on what Larry could do which included creating art together.   Larry passed away February 23, 2016.  Debbie continues to create art often combing her passion for social issues with her love of nature, sailing, water, and Western PA. Often working in an impressionistic style, she evokes a sense of luminescent beauty while talking provocative subjects.  


When Larry passed away, Debbie opened Songbird Artistry with her daughter's Jennifer Orefice and Jacklyn Juliar. She teaches stained glass mosaics, polymer clay, and other crafts at Songbird Artistry, festivals, and (thanks to the pandemic) on zoom.   


Her artwork can be seen in the lobby of Temple David in Monroeville and in private collections across the US. Debbie enjoys working one on one to turn your idea into a one of a kind piece of art. 


Pittsburgh Designs 

Text Ideas: I'm a Burgh Baby, Mommy Burgh, Daddy Burgh, Baby Burgh, I'm Inclined to Love You (Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt, Uncle or you pick the name.