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Biography: Paul J. Stankard

Paul J. Stankard (Photo Credit Lauren Garcia)
Paul J. Stankard

Paul J. Stankard is an internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glass movement. He is considered a living master in the art of the paperweight, and his work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world. He is a Fellow of the American Craft Council and a recipient of the UrbanGlass Award—Innovation in a Glassworking Technique. In 2007, Stankard published an autobiography titled No Green Berries or Leaves: The Creative Journey of an Artist in Glass. Stankard's most recent publication is Studio Craft as Career: A Guide to Achieving Excellence in Art-Making.