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Biography: Megan Mathie

Megan Mathie
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Megan Mathie
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Program Coordinator

Megan Mathie first encountered hot glass at the Columbus College of Art and Design where she earned her BFA in painting. She gained curatorial and exhibition development experience at the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio. Megan was responsible for managing the Conservatory’s Chihuly Collection, and she initiated, developed, and managed a demonstration glassblowing studio to provide programming for the 2009 Chihuly in Columbus exhibitions. She left the Conservatory in 2010 to work for The Corning Museum of Glass as a Gaffer and Narrator in the Hot Glass Show.

Megan has worked at the Museum in Corning, New York, on GlassBarge in the Erie Canal, and on board the cruise ships Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Equinox, and Celebrity Solstice, presenting glassblowing demonstrations to audiences around the world. She has taught at the Hot Glass Art Center, The Columbus College of Art and Design, and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. She is the owner and artist behind Happy Thought Bubbles and Five O'Clock Glass.

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The David Whitehouse Research Residency for Artists was introduced last year as an opportunity for the artists who have said, “I just really want to spend time in Corning doing research, being in the Library, meeting people, wandering in the collections.” This year, with the support of a donation... more
Celebrity Cruises has announced that they will honor four employees – including Museum gaffer/narrator, Megan Mathie, as Godmothers of their newest ship, Celebrity Reflection. Megan is a demonstrator aboard Celebrity Solstice, and previously blew glass on Celebrity Eclipse. When she was informed... more