Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma are glass artists based out of Santa Cruz, California who work both collaboratively and independently on a variety of glass series and projects. Blaker and DeSomma met at the Pilchuck Glass School in 1989 and married two years later. In 2001, the couple opened their collaborative glass studio. Blaker's detail-oriented work is influenced by the intricacies of the marine environment with an emphasis on texture and color. DeSomma compliments with a minimalist style that features an emphasis on clarity and form.