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Studio Faculty Presentation: Simone Crestani, Josie Gluck, and Michael Schunke

The Studio
July 17, 2018 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Homage to Actaeon #2 by Simone Crestani (Photo by Alberto Parise)

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 summer class sessions.

This week features Simone Crestani, Josie Gluck, and Michael Schunke in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.


Simone Crestani
Born in 1984 in Marostica, in the region of Venice, Simone Crestani started working glass at the age of 15 at the Massimo's Lunardon glass factory. After an apprenticeship that lasted 10 years, he opened his own studio. There, Crestani continues to...
Josie Gluck
Josie Gluck was a member of Dale Chihuly’s and Lino Tagilapietra’s glassblowing teams before earning a Master’s of Fine Art in Designed Objects from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has taught at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts,...
Michael Schunke
Michael Schunke founded his first company, Nine Iron Studios, in 1998. He has taught at many institutions, including the Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Penland School of Crafts. His work is...