Biography: Michael Schunke
Michael Schunke founded his first company, Nine Iron Studios, in 1998. He has taught at many institutions, including the Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Penland School of Crafts. His work is widely exhibited, and is in museum collections worldwide. Schunke has been teaching and working collaboratively with Josie Gluck since 2010. Together, they founded and operate Vetro Vero glassblowing and design studio in Chester County, Pa.