Hallie has been making stained glass panels since 1976 - when she did a two-year apprenticeship at a studio in New Jersey. Hallie graduated from the Pratt Institution with a BFA in Illustration in 1984. From there she went on the work for a number of art studios and the design department at Steuben Glass NYC. In 1989. Hallie started her own glass studio in Southhampton NY focusing on residential commissions, church restoration and autonomous panels.
Hallie has received several scholarships from the Stained Glass Association of America, the American Glass Guil and the New York Foundation of the Arts that allowed her to continue her stained glass education. She has learned under the guidance of many instructors including Dick Millard, Nicolas Parrendo, Kathy Jordan, Ken Leap, Debora Coombs, Jonathan Cooke at Swansea University. Peter McGrain, Jim Berberich and Williams and Byrns. She's also worked with the amazing painter Lyn Durham. She has shared her knowledge and talents as a stained glass teacher at Amagansett Arts, Ender’s Sacred Arts, Southampton Adult school, and the American Glass Guild conference. As an active member of the American Glass Guild, the Vermont Glass and The Stained Glass Association of America, she has attended numerous glass conferences and symposiums. Hallie also sits on the SGAA Education Committee and the board of the Vermont Craft Council.
For four years she was a full-time painter for Willet Hauser architectural glass company. In 2017, she moved her studio and home from Long Island, NY to Vermont. She is currently glass painting freelance for other studios like Stefan studio, Conrad Pickel studio, Femenella Associates, Gil studio and Solstice Stained glass studio in Chicago. Since moving to Vermont, she has been juried into the Brandon Artist Guild.