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Biography: Caitlin Hyde

Caitlin Hyde
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Caitlin Hyde
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Properties of Glass Programs Team Leader

Caitlin Hyde lives in Corning, NY, and has been making flameworked glass beads and small sculpture since 1996. She teaches workshops at The Corning Museum of Glass and across the country. Hyde’s background in illustration, textile design, and love of high contrast, rhythmic pattern are evident in her pictorial beads and assembled figurative work. “The desire to create and tell stories binds us together across time and space and culture,” says Hyde. “So I make beads about stories; not always overt in their meaning, but with the implication of narrative.”

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Glass eyes made by the CMoG flameworking team. The Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass’ Rakow Research Library is filled with objects and stories that inspire. In a previous blog post, I’ve written about the glass eyes that... more
In honor of the impending season of Halloween, All Souls Day, and Day of the Dead, let us dwell for a moment on the peculiar and interesting topic of death and glass. In the Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass’ Curious and Curiouser exhibition, you will find three examples of... more
Upon entering the Rakow Research Library’s current exhibition, Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library, you may soon have the curious sensation of being watched. Just inside, and glancing to the right, you’ll discover a fascinating poster depicting row upon row of human eyes... more