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Leah Fairbanks

Leah Fairbanks is an internationally renowned contemporary glass artist celebrated for her distinctive floral handmade glass beads. Her exploration of garden motifs directly influenced and impacted the early movement of floral surface decoration in contemporary glass beadmaking. Her work is...

Beccy Feather (Photo credit Stephen Vest)

Beccy Feather was born in Suffolk, England. She attended Wolverhampton University in the UK and graduated with a 1st class BA (Honors) in Glass. She has travelled and worked for studios in Canada, America, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Turkey. In 2010, Feather completed an M.F.A. in Glass...

Frances Federer

Frances Federer began her studies at Camberwell School of Art at sixteen, graduating five years later with a degree in book illustration. Later, in partnership with Peter Binnington, a painter and fine craftsman, she opened a business in London restoring antique furniture. Federer developed the...

Bruce Ferguson

Bruce Ferguson has over 40 years of experience in teaching. Initially a public school band director, a career change to air traffic control led to another 28 years giving controller trainees on the job training while he maintained responsibility for the movement of live traffic. Since January, 2000...

Shane Fero has been a flameworker for more than 35 years and maintains a studio next to Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. He participates in international symposia and demonstrations and has exhibited worldwide. Fero is also an educator and has taught at institutions in the United States...

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 gaining knowledge of the Italian technique of sculpting...

Kate Fowle Meleney

Kate Fowle Meleney has been making glass beads and jewelry since 1980, and has been teaching since 1982. She produced her beginning instructional video in 1995, followed in 2001 by two advanced videos. She has been the featured artist in Ornament Magazine, Lapidary Journal, ...

Suellen Fowler

Suellen Fowler has blown and sculpted glass for more than 35 years. She is the foremost practitioner of “off-hand” lampworking and considers herself to be a colorist. She has devoted much time and energy to developing and refining various oxide formulas to color borosilicate glass. Fowler's work...

Ray Friday got her start glassblowing at the Glass Eye in Seattle, WA. She received her B.F.A. from Alfred University. Friday has taught workshops to students of all levels at The Studio and at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle.

Don Friedlich

Don Friedlich is a leading figure in contemporary jewelry. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1982 and has served as president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths. His jewelry is in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum; Smithsonian Institution;...

Lance Friedman

Lance Friedman is an independent mixed-media artist and formerly an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has traveled extensively, teaching and demonstrating internationally. Chicago critic and writer James Yook selected Friedman as the "new talent for the Millennium" for...

Drew Fritts specializes in marbles, glass candy, and paperweights. He is well known for his marble designs and his work is in numerous private collections and books. He recently published a book describing many of his techniques entitled, Torchworked Marbles, Volume I – Beginning to...

Irene Frolic maintains a studio where she creates kiln-cast glass sculptures and multimedia installations. She was educated at Ithaca College and Cornell University, and she received her art degree from the Ontario College of Art. Her works, which are concerned with identity and noted for their...

Davide Fuin

Davide Fuin grew up around glass on Murano, often accompanying his father to his job at Barovier & Toso. Although he was too young to actually work, he was fascinated by the activity and the interactions between the glassblowers. When he was fifteen, he left high school and, as was required at...