Marshall Hyde has been working with glass for over 22 years in a variety of processes, including blowing, kiln forming, flameworking and engraving. Hyde earned his MFA in Glass and Sculpture from SIU Carbondale in 1995. He first began working with the Czech master engraver Jiří Harcuba in 1998, and has since regularly assisted him in printing from engraved glass plates at The Studio, and twice was his teaching assistant at Pilchuck. Hyde studied printmaking in college, and in Paris with Stanley William Hayter.
In addition to teaching engraving and printing, Hyde has taught and demoed flameworking across the US and in England. He is an advocate for contemporary glass artists, having co-organized exhibitions of glass in the US and UK. As an independent curator he created the touring exhibition The Exquisite Corpse in Glass: Contemporary Figurative Flameworkers Play a Surrealist Game. Hyde was a co-chair of the 2009 GAS Conference.