Firehouse Studios received its name from the style of painting of its founder. Rhonda Thurn paints on Steel with Dry Pigments, flammables and live flame. Please see the gallery page works on steel for examples of this process. Also visit the about page for more information and a film of her process titled: “Burnings - She Paints With Fire” directed by Cameron Grierson Fire & Creative Passion Firehouse Studios was founded in 1991 by Rhonda Thurn. It was created to showcase the talents of Canadian Artists and Crafters. The Firehouse Studios Artist Cooperative was built by Artists for Artists.