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Studio Faculty Presentation

The Studio
January 26, 2016 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Studio Faculty Presentation featuring Grant Garmezy, High Salkind, Mark Abildgaard, and Bill Gudenrath

This week features Grant Garmezy, Hugh Salkind, Mark Abildgaard, and Bill Gudenrath in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.

Hear from some of the best-known glassmakers in the world, through free, informal public lectures by Studio faculty, Tuesday nights throughout the winter class sessions.

Mark Abildgaard
Mark Abildgaard received a BA in Art from San Francisco State University in 1979 and a MFA from the University of Hawaii in 1984. After graduating from the University of Hawaii, Abildgaard worked as an artist-in-residence at the Tokyo Glass Art...
Grant Garmezy
Raised on a farm outside of Nashville, Grant Garmezy began his artistic career working with metal and clay. He found glass in 2003 and has since been using the sculptural medium to create work influenced by his life on the farm. Garmezy now lives...
William Gudenrath
Resident Advisor
William Gudenrath is a glassblower, scholar, author, lecturer, and teacher. He is recognized internationally as one of the foremost authorities on glassmaking techniques of the ancient world through the 18th century. He has spent many decades...
Hugh Salkind
Hugh Salkind, owner of Hugh Glass Studio, followed the traditional path to artistry by apprenticing under the American master Bob Snodgrass, and has been blowing glass since 1990. Salkind specializes in borosilicate glass art and jewelry made in a...