Meet the GGG Gals

Thanks for taking the time to meet us virtually!

We refer to ourselves as the GGG Gals and we are here to make sure you are matched with the perfect artwork for your space or gift for your loved one.

Please feel free to reach out to us at the individual email addresses below or - we would love to hear from you.

Emily Ernes

Emily is from Geneva, Ohio and she obtained her BA in Psychology from Denison University. She has made Erie her home since 2014 and worked in domestic and international admissions at Gannon University for 7 years where she also earned her MPA and MBA degrees. She has an entrepreneurial spirit and artistic leanings and loves traveling and learning about other people, cultures, and meaningful forms of creative expression.

Emily purchased Glass Growers Gallery (GGG) from its wonderful founder and dedicated owner of 46 years, Deborah Vahanian, upon her retirement in September of 2020. Emily believes GGG is a special, magical place with a distinctive culture of openness, creativity, kindness, and authenticity. She strives to carry on its legacy in a way that honors its past and continually renews its offerings and value to the community.

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Noreen Finn

Noreen Finn is a BFA Edinboro University grad who has worked at GGG since 1998. She has a keen sense of presentation, skillfully developed customer and craftspeople relationships, and fine-tuned sensibilities within the community at large as well as within the world of GGG. She is also a very competent creative artist and practical, purposeful, prodigious mother.

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Kathleen Gausman


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Erin Green

Erin is a Penn State grad with a degree in Landscape Architecture (B. LA) with a focus in Art History. After college she switched gears and found herself working with children, and ended up becoming the Executive Director of a Montessori early childhood education school. Erin joined GGG as bookkeeper in 2020 after becoming a mother.

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Suebee Martin

Suebee Martin is a Gannon grad with a BS in management and an Edinboro University grad with a BFA in applied media arts. She is a blithe spirit who brings insight, friendship, a distinct modality, and focus to the opportunities that present themselves daily. She applies her skills to building customer relationships, special orders, and a stronger online presence through inventory management. She has been at GGG since 2010.

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