Sherry Conger began making lampwork glass beads in 1996. She learned lampworking by taking classes from several well-respected lampwork artists, including Beth Williams, Kristina Logan, Kate Fowle-Meleney, Dan Adams, Sally Prasch, Diana East, Caitlyn Hyde, Sara Sally LaGrand and Emilio Santini.
Sherry has taught jewelry making, lapidary, and lampwork glass bead making at the Worcester Center for Crafts, Horizons Craft Center\Snow Farm, Brookfield Craft Center and Something Phishy Glass Studio. In addition to lampworking, Sherry is an accomplished jeweler and lapidary, as well as a certified Silver Art Clay Instructor.
Sherry has recently been collaborating with Bill Martin of Purified Art to create the cosmic blue rings seen in her gallery
Sherry's beads (under the name Sherry Ploof) appear in the book 1000 Glass Beads: Innovation & Imagination in Contemporary Glass Beadmaking from Lark Books and in Spotlight On Silver by Corina Tettinger
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