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Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack's career as a glassmaker has offered him a variety of opportunities, from factory production to working and studying with world-renowned glass artists. He joined the Hot Glass Team in December 2015 as the new hot glass programs supervisor after 17 years spent working in a museum setting...

Nathan Macomber received a self-designed B.A. in glass from Prescott College in Arizona. He has taught numerous private classes throughout his career and is currently setting up his own private studio in New Hampshire where he will continue to teach and explore his own work.

Sheila Mahut’s career spans more than 25 years, during which she has exhibited internationally, and successfully developed many series of blown and kiln-cast glass. She has taught at Sheridan College and Sir Sanford Fleming College, as well as at numerous workshops in North America.

Joanna Manousis

Joanna Manousis has worked, studied, and taught in Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and has received a number of scholarships and awards for her blown and kiln-cast sculpture. These include a Bombay Sapphire nomination, the Frabel award for “Best Artist,” and a finalist entry in “E...

Dante Marioni

Dante Marioni's sophisticated and boldly colored contemporary vessels are inspired by ancient Greek and Etruscan forms that reflect the rich history of classical Mediterranean pottery and bronzes. The son of studio glass pioneer Paul Marioni, Dante learned traditional Venetian glassblowing...

Paul Marioni

Paul Marioni, one of the founding members of the American Studio Glass movement, is based in Seattle and creates sculptures and vessels that incorporate humor, images of taboo sexuality, genre figures, tribal masks, photographs, and visual puns. Paul moved to California in the mid 1960s, where he...

He received his B.F.A. from Kent State University in 1998. Since then he has worked in private studios, taught glassblowing classes, and demonstrated glassblowing for the National Heisey Glass Museum in Ohio.

Iwao Matsushima is a lecturer at the Toyama City Institute of Glass Art and a faculty member at Okayama University, both in Japan. He taught himself the ancient art of core forming, and his work has been exhibited in museums and shows worldwide. His demonstration at the Glass Art Society conference...

Mark Matthews

Mark Matthews has become internationally recognized for his mastery of the glass sphere.  He began handling molten glass for aesthetic purposes in 1974 while studying with Henry Halem at Kent State University. The sphere, with its minimal physicality, has become the one factor unifying Matthews’...

Linda McCollumn

Linda McCollumn has worked with glass for more than 18 years, exploring many techniques including fusing, sandblasting, diamond-etched and kiln-fired enamels, stained glass, and Precious Metal Clay. She has been a bead instructor in The Studio’s Make Your Own Glass workshop since 2002.

David McDermott

David McDermott has 40 years of glassworking experience, predominately working with leaded glass in Sandwich, MA. He has handcrafted custom glass for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the film industry, and for many heads of state.  For the last 10...

Josiah McElheny received his B.F.A. in glass from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has studied with Lino Tagliapietra and Jan-Eric Ritzman. McElheny, who lives in Seattle, has worked with such artists as Richard Marquis, Dante Marioni, and Dale Chihuly. His works have been exhibited...

Christopher McElroy received his B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has exhibited extensively in the United States, and has taught flameworking workshops at Red Deer College, Kyoto University of Art and Design, the Penland School of Crafts, and the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design....

D.H. McNabb

DH McNabb grew up as a son of a military officer in Tampa, FL.  His eyes often wandered the globe in his father’s den, seeking to find where his parents had lived and traveled. He dreamt that he too would travel and glass has done just that. Glass has enabled him to see and to learn: a world, a...

Eric Meek

Eric Meek has been a gaffer at the Museum since 2002, and now manages the Museum's hot glass programs. After graduating from Bowling Green State University, Eric worked at the production studio at the Henry Ford Museum. He went on to receive his M.F.A. from Kent State University and taught at the...

Robert Mickelsen has taught extensively at major glass schools including the Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Crafts, and UrbanGlass. He has filmed and produced two videos on his flameworking process and published numerous technical and historical articles on flameworking. He is currently...

Manuela Milan

Manuela Milan was born in Venice in 1964, and her passion for glass is very deeply rooted. She had the good fortune to grow-up and live in the most famous city for the production of artistic glass, and is surrounded by a world where this material is everywhere. This magical atmosphere helps foster...

Helen Millard

Cameo glass has been a highly-appreciated—and very complex—art form for centuries, but Helen Millard is putting her own twist on it. Based in the UK, Millard has a degree in glass from West Surrey College of Art and Design, and has enjoyed many apprenticeships in and around London. She discovered...

John Miller

John Miller has been working in glass for more than 20 years and focuses on blown sculpture. He earned his M.F.A. at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and has worked at Pilchuck Glass School for 15 years. He exhibits internationally, lectures and demonstrates nationally, and is an...

Donna Milliron's life is completely encased in glass: she combines her knowledge in cold work, fusing, lampworking, pâte de verre, and casting glass to create award winning works of art. Her works have been in museum shows in the United States, Europe, and Japan, and are in the permanent...

Carol Milne (Photo by Jasmine Isaacson)

Carol Milne earned her undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture. Her senior thesis, “Landscape as Art/Art as Landscape,” drew her into the realm of sculpture and cast bronze, and eventually to cast glass. Since 2000, she has been working primarily in glass. She currently lives in Seattle, and...

Kari Minnick

Kari Minnick owns and operates Kari Minnick Art Glass Studio, recently relocated to the Pacific Northwest, where she produces architectural commissions and fine art, and introduces artists from other media to kiln glass. Her glasswork has won several prestigious awards and is held internationally...

James Minson is a third-generation glassworker. His grandparents, who were scientific glassblowers in London, established the Minson Scientific Company in Sydney, Australia. Minson has degrees from the Sydney College of Art and Tama University in Tokyo, where he studied on a research scholarship...

Dan Mirer

Dan Mirer develops a dialogue between design and craft, to create designs that combine processes. Mirer makes elegantly shaped vessels, including a unique series of functional and decorative hand-blown bottles. His work has been shown at UrbanGlass, Bellevue Art Museum, and in the Smithsonian Craft...

Klaus Moje

Klaus Moje was the founding director of the glass workshop at the Canberra School of Art. He received his master's certificate from Rheinbach and Hadamar, Germany. In 1997, he was honored by UrbanGlass for his innovations in glassworking. His work is exhibited in many public and private collections...

James Mongrain

James Mongrain was introduced to glass at Moorhead State University in Minnesota, and later studied glassblowing at Massachusetts College of Art and the Appalachian Center for Crafts. He has worked with Jim Dine, Kiki Smith, Jeff Koons, Robert Wilson, and Walter Lieberman. In 1997, Mongrain opened...

Jessi Moore

An artist living in Corning, Jessi Moore works as the Special Projects Team Leader at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass. Moore earned her MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and served as student representative on the Glass Art Society board of directors in 2011-2012. In her...

Mary Mullaney and Ralph Mossman of Heron Glass

Mary Mullaney and Ralph Mossman are a husband/wife team making glass together since 1985. Beads have become a part of their artistic repertoire as a result of a lifelong love of beads, and as a natural extension of some of their other blown work involving complex glass cane. Mossman started his...

Nick Mount (Photo by Pippy Mount)

Nick Mount is one of Australia’s most accomplished and celebrated studio glass artists. Approaching his fifth decade working in the field, he has been at the forefront of innovation and achievement since the early 1970s. Mount’s earliest and most enduring influences include the US West Coast glass...

Danish-born Tobias Møhl began his glassblowing career as an apprentice and became a master glassblower while with Holmegaard in Denmark. He has worked as an independent artist for more than 20 years. Møhl has taken master classes with Lino Tagliapietra and Checco Ongaro at Pilchuck Glass School and...