Michael Schunke was drawn to glassmaking as a teenager at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University. He has dedicated his life to the pursuit of form and the practice of glassmaking. A former professor at the Toyama Institute of Glass Art in Japan, Schunke continues to teach glassmaking around the world. He recently completed residencies at the Toledo Museum of Glass in Toledo, OH, and the Museum of Glass and Contemporary Art in Tacoma, WA. His work is housed in museum collections world-wide.