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Studio Faculty Presentation: Robin Brailsford, William Gudenrath, Margaret Neher, and Josh Ries

The Studio
January 29, 2019 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Attend free, informal lectures by Studio faculty, some of the best-known glassmakers in the world. Hear instructors speak about their work in unstructured and highly-informative sessions in The Studio Lecture Room on Tuesday nights throughout the class sessions.

This week features Robin Brailsford, William Gudenrath, Margaret Neher, and Josh Ries in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.


Robin Brailsford
Mosaic artist Robin Brailsford likes to think big. Her public art installations are in places such as the Los Angeles public transit system, Pioneer Modernism Park (Lemon Grove, Calif.), Desert National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center (Las Vegas,...
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...
Margaret Neher
Fascinated by nature’s endless variety of shapes and color, yet frustrated by their ephemeral nature, Margaret Neher turned to glass. “I’m drawn to the challenge of working to capture a complex, ever-changing living thing in an unchanging form.”...
Josh Ries
Josh Ries strives to bring balance between traditional glassblowing techniques and a contemporary setting. With his master’s degree in history with a focus on modern and contemporary glass, and more than 15 years of glassmaking experience, Ries...