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Studio Faculty Presentations

The Studio
February 5, 2013 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Dombey, Trimlett, O'Neill, and Gudenrath

This week features Ben Dombey, William Gudenrath, Nikki O’Neill, and Heather Trimlett.

Hear from some of the best-known glassmakers in the world, through free, informal public lectures by Studio faculty, every Tuesday night throughout the winter class sessions.

Meet the Presenters

Ben Dombey
Ben Dombey is currently an M.F.A. candidate in the School for American Crafts Glass Program, at The Rochester Institute of Technology, where he has taught several glassblowing courses. He earned his B.F.A. in glass at Tulane University in New...
William Gudenrath
Resident Advisor
William Gudenrath is a glassblower, scholar, lecturer, and teacher.  He is an authority on historical hot glassworking techniques from ancient Egypt through the Renaissance, and has presented lectures and demonstrations throughout the world....
Nikki O'Neill - Cold working wheel work with the lathe
Nikki O’Neill has been working with glass for more than 25 years, and currently uses kiln-forming techniques to create sculpture and vessels from recycled glass. She enjoys exploring glass, a medium that combines science and nature. O’Neill has...
Heather Trimlett
Heather Trimlett has been creating flameworked objects full time since 1992 in El Cajon, CA. She designs colorful and illustrious glass beads, marbles, buttons, and jewelry which have been featured in many beadmaking publications. Trimlett’s work...