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Biography: Eric Meek

Eric Meek
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Eric Meek
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Manager, Hot Glass Programs

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, Meek worked at the production studio at the Henry Ford Museum. He went on to receive his MFA from Kent State University and taught at the Glasfachschule Kramsach in Austria for six years. When working with glass, Meek likes to draw upon tradition and fine craftsmanship to realize modern, elegant forms.

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