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Studio Faculty Presentations

The Studio
June 10, 2014 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Studio Faculty Presentations

This week features Chris Watts, Wesley Fleming, Matthew Day Perez, and Vanessa Somers in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.

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

Wesley Fleming
Wesley Fleming began working hot glass at the furnace in 2001 and gained valuable experience working for Josh Simpson and the MIT Glass Lab. In 2005, he studied with Vittorio Costantini and Lucio Bubacco on the Venetian island of Murano. Upon...
Matthew Day Perez Photo by Kate Nixon
Matthew Day Perez earned a master’s of fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to complete research at the Australian National University. This research culminated in two successful solo shows in 2012...
Vanessa Somers
A British artist living in Rome and Marrakech, Vanessa Somers trained with Professor Odoardo Anselmi of the Vatican Studio of Mosaics. Much of her work is commissioned, and she enjoys collaborating with architects. She takes a fresh approach to this...
Christopher Watts
Christopher Watts' conceptually driven glass sculpture focuses on contemporary issues, such as perceived and agreed value, and the concealed meaning behind a material's history. He uses the natural beauty of the material as an invitation for viewers...