Biography: G Brian Juk
G Brian Juk combines blown, kiln-cast, and hot-worked solid glass to create forms of beauty. First introduced to hot glass in his hometown of Detroit, Mich., Juk went on to study fine arts at Alfred University in New York. By making utilitarian pieces, he feels a deeper connection with the user. He loves the notion of forging a relationship with someone who is drinking from one of his tumblers or using a candy dish. Juk has taught numerous classes at The Studio, and has worked with the Museum’s Hot Glass Show for several years, narrating and demonstrating for audiences from around the world.