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Dafna Kaffeman photo © R.Okaranza Courtesy of lorch+seidel Contemporary

Dafna Kaffeman earned a master’s in fine arts from the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam. She has presented solo exhibitions at the American University Museum in Washington (2011), Eretz Israel Museum (2013), Keramik Museum Westerwald (2013), and the Lorch+Seidel contemporary  in Berlin (2006, 2010,...

Saman Kalantari

Saman Kalantari was born in Shiraz, Iran, and started working as a ceramic artist in 1992. He then participated in several exhibitions, and, in 2004, he left his country and has been living and working in Italy. In 2005, he began a two-year study at Vetroricerca Glas & Modern in Bolzano where...

Claire Kelly worked collaboratively with Anthony Schafermeyer from 1997 to 2008. Claire graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University in 1996. She has been an instructor at Penland School of Crafts, Pilchuck Glass School, the Pittsburgh Glass Center, The Studio of The Corning...

George Kennard

George Kennard has been at the Museum since 2001, after spending eight years working in private studios. He began his tenure at the Museum as an instructor in The Studio, teaching beginning and continuing classes in glassblowing. George enjoys the limitless opportunities for creating with molten...

Brian Kerkvliet has been working with glass since 1977 and has taught workshops in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. He has been a teaching assistant and a scholarship recipient at the Pilchuck Glass School. He now operates Gossamer Glass Studios at Inspiration Farms, a hot...

Ki-Ra Kim

Ki-Ra Kim was instrumental in introducing the Studio Glass movement to Korea. She holds B.F.A. and M.A.E degrees in glass from the Rhode Island School of Design, and is currently a professor in the glass art and design program at Kookmin University in Seoul. Kim distills her daily experiences in...

Ruth King was the artistic director for Pilchuck Glass School from 2004-2013 and worked previously as assistant professor and glass area coordinator at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She received her BFA Magna cum laude from Tyler School of Art and her MFA from The Rhode Island School...

Alison Kinnaird Photo by Robin Morton

Alison Kinnaird has an international reputation as an artist working in glass. Primarily a wheel-engraver, she has taken this ancient technique in new directions, often combining it with modern technology including optical fiber and LED lighting. Her work ranges from small, intimate pieces to...

Steve Klein Photo by Jason VanFleet

Steve Klein maintains a studio in southern California, where he produces his distinctive kiln-formed and blown work. "My influences are primarily painters: Diebenkorn, Mondrian, Newman, Miro, Pollock, and the ceramist Jun Kaneko," he says. "My work seeks to explore and establish a relationship...

Vladimir Klein

Vladimir Klein, born in Czechoslovakia, studied at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague under Stanislav Libenskỳ. He taught and directed a glassmaking school in Kamenicky Senov and served as a visiting professor at the Toyama Institute of Glass Art. Klein was a designer for Bohemia Crystalex...

Ingalena Klenell - Photo Credit D. Nilsson

Swedish artist Ingalena Klenell has been working with glass since 1976. Her work explores the ideas of fragility and vulnerability, both in the material of glass and in life itself. Klenell sees glass as a way of investigating the limits of techniques and of her own skill and creativity, and of...

John Kobuki - Photo Credit Ed Slawson

John Kobuki has been working with glass since 1995. He is known for making marbles with the compression technique. Kobuki won first place at the Eugene Flame Off competition for marbles, and has been published in 100 Lampworkers and Glass Line Special Edition. He has taught,...

Jesse Kohl began working glass at the age of 14 at Northstar Glassworks in Oregon. He then studied under Suellen Fowler and has acted as her teaching assistant for numerous classes. While employed as the technical director of Northstar Glassworks, Kohl worked at developing colored glass and played...

Lucartha Kohler

Lucartha Kohler’s work has been shown for more than 30 years at a variety of venues, including the Durham Storefront Project, Frank Gallery, and the Lawrence Gallery. Kohler studied at Carnegie Mellon Institute, Moore College of Art, and Penland School of Crafts. Kohler has spent time at the...

Pavel Kopřiva teaching in Frauenau

Pavel Kopřiva is a glass and mixed-media artist living in the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague, with Jiří Harcuba. He has taught at the Glass Art School in Novy Bor. He also has taught sculptural engraving in Bild-Werk Frauenau. Kopriva exhibits...

Jordana Korsen

Jordana Korsen has been working with hot glass for more than 20 years, focusing on functional work with a sculptural touch. As a glassblower, she creates clean forms with a sense of humor. Korsen describes her work as “spontaneous, whimsical and free,” yet “polished, controlled, and technically...

Martin Kremer

Martin Kremer has been working with glass for more than 30 years. His current work includes large sculptures, which have been featured in museum and gallery shows, and a wide range of glass bowls and platters, which are shown at galleries internationally. He has studied blown and fused glass at the...

Jen Kuhn

Jen Kuhn flameworks soda-lime glass beads, specializing in small-scale work with detailed surface decoration. She also explores larger scale beads and encasings, as well as borosilicate sculpture. Her work can be found at the Museum and Soulshine Studio in Corning, as well as in small shops...

Gabriele Küstner - Photo Credit Peter Heller

Gabriele Küstner is internationally renowned for her creative glass-fusing techniques. Much of her work involves the creation of intricate pieces of glass cane that are painted with China paint on the outside. She has studied and assisted at several renowned glass schools, including the Pilchuck...