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Biography: Eric Goldschmidt

Eric Goldschmidt
Eric Goldschmidt
Properties of Glass Programs Supervisor

Eric Goldschmidt is the Properties of Glass Programs Supervisor at The Corning Museum of Glass. He has been working with flameworked glass since 1996, when his roommate introduced him to the torch. Since then, he has studied with and assisted many of the world’s most talented glass artists. These experiences have given him a vast array of techniques from which to draw. He combines this wealth of knowledge with his own interests in the subtle energies of the natural world, delicate forms, and intricate color application to create original new works. Previous to his current position, Eric was the resident flameworker at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass and a flameworker for Arribas Brothers Company at Disney World.



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Here is Caitlin with her display box of theChondrocladia lampidiglobus. When Caitlin Hyde decided to investigate Chondrocladia lampadiglobus, more commonly known as the “ping pong tree sponge,” she found herself going through a process that might be similar to how Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka... more
When they appeared in the early 1600s, telescopes quickly revealed details of distant worlds, but microscopes provided access to tiny worlds much more slowly. The lenses for microscopes required more precision, and finer skills of the artisans who made them. In the preface to Micrographia (1665),... more
Our flameworking demonstration team is small but mighty — Eric Goldschmidt, Vince Desparrois, Caitlyn Hyde, and Jennifer Kuhn manage to pack loads of information into their daily public demos in the Innovation Center. For our current special exhibition, Fragile Legacy: The Marine Invertebrate Glass... more