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Dafna Kaffeman photo © R.Okaranza Courtesy of lorch+seidel Contemporary

Dafna Kaffeman earned a master’s in fine arts from the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam. She has presented solo exhibitions at the American University Museum in Washington (2011), Eretz Israel Museum (2013), Keramik Museum Westerwald (2013), and the Lorch+Seidel contemporary  in Berlin (2006, 2010,...

Fred Kahl (photo by Ryan Lash)

Fred Kahl, or ‘The Great Fredini’ as he is known, is a New York City-based artist (and magician) who has spent several years pioneering techniques in 3-D scanning and CNC (Computer Numerical Control) carving. Working at the intersection of art, entertainment, and science, Kahl explores ways to...

Saman Kalantari

Saman Kalantari was born in Shiraz, Iran, and started working as a ceramic artist in 1992. He then participated in several exhibitions, and, in 2004, he left his country and has been living and working in Italy. In 2005, he began a two-year study at Vetroricerca Glas & Modern in Bolzano where...

Claire Kelly

Claire Kelly’s work examines the human connection with animals and their larger relationship to our world and environment. She has created a series of “fantastic microcosms that bring a consciousness to their decorative status,” she says. “My sculptures tell a story about the fragility and...

George Kennard

George Kennard has been at the Museum since 2001, after spending eight years working in private studios. He began his tenure at the Museum as an instructor in The Studio, teaching beginning and continuing classes in glassblowing. Kennard enjoys the limitless opportunities for creating with molten...

Brian Kerkvliet has been working with glass since 1977 and has taught workshops in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. He has been a teaching assistant and a scholarship recipient at the Pilchuck Glass School. He now operates Gossamer Glass Studios at Inspiration Farms, a hot...

Ki-Ra Kim

Ki-Ra Kim was instrumental in introducing the Studio Glass movement to Korea. She holds BFA and MAE degrees in glass from the Rhode Island School of Design, and is currently a professor in the glass art and design program at Kookmin University in Seoul. Kim distills her daily experiences in work...

Ruth King was the artistic director for Pilchuck Glass School from 2004-2013 and worked previously as an assistant professor and glass area coordinator at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She received her BFA magna cum laude from Tyler School of Art and her MFA from the Rhode Island...

Alison Kinnaird Photo by Robin Morton

Alison Kinnaird has an international reputation as an artist working in glass. Primarily a wheel-engraver, she has taken this ancient technique in new directions, often combining it with modern technology including optical fiber and LED lighting. Her work ranges from small, intimate pieces to...

Steve Klein Photo by Jason VanFleet

Steve Klein maintains a studio in La Conner, Washington, where he produces his distinctive kiln-formed and blown work. “My recent work seeks to explore, and have fun with the fragile state of balance and to interpret personal visions that cause me to pause and appreciate what I am experiencing.”...

Vladimir Klein

Vladimir Klein, born in Czechoslovakia, studied at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague under Stanislav Libenskỳ. He taught and directed a glassmaking school in Kamenicky Senov and served as a visiting professor at the Toyama Institute of Glass Art. Klein was a designer for Bohemia Crystalex...

Ingalena Klenell - Photo Credit D. Nilsson

Swedish artist Ingalena Klenell has been working with glass since 1976. Her work explores the ideas of fragility and vulnerability, both in the material of glass and in life itself. Klenell sees glass as a way of investigating the limits of techniques and of her own skill and creativity, and of...

John Kobuki - Photo Credit Ed Slawson

John Kobuki has been working with glass since 1995. He is known for making marbles with the compression technique. Kobuki won first place at the Eugene Flame Off competition for marbles, and has been published in 100 Lampworkers and Glass Line Special Edition. He has taught,...

Jesse Kohl began lampworking at the age of 14 under the tutelage of Paul Trautman Jr., the founder of Northstar Glassworks in Tigard, Oregon. He continued his study under the renowned lampworker and colorist Suellen Fowler and has subsequently assisted and co-taught numerous classes with her. These...

Lucartha Kohler

Lucartha Kohler’s work has been shown for more than 30 years at a variety of venues, including the Durham Storefront Project, Frank Gallery, and the Lawrence Gallery. Kohler studied at Carnegie Mellon Institute, Moore College of Art, and Penland School of Crafts. Kohler has spent time at the...

Pavel Kopřiva teaching in Frauenau

Pavel Kopřiva is a glass and mixed-media artist living in the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague, with Jiří Harcuba. He has taught at the Glass Art School in Novy Bor. He also has taught sculptural engraving in Bild-Werk Frauenau. Kopriva exhibits...

Jordana Korsen

Jordana Korsen has been working with hot glass for more than 20 years, focusing on functional work with a sculptural touch. As a glassblower, she creates clean forms with a sense of humor. Korsen describes her work as “spontaneous, whimsical and free,” yet “polished, controlled, and technically...

Martin Kremer

Martin Kremer has been working with glass for more than 30 years. His current work includes large sculptures, which have been featured in museum and gallery shows, and a wide range of glass bowls and platters, which are shown at galleries internationally. He has studied blown and fused glass at the...

Jen Kuhn during a flameworking demonstration

After spending decades working with children and animals, Jen Kuhn became dedicated to glassmaking after taking a beadmaking class at The Studio. Once Kuhn was introduced to borosilicate glass to create figures, her style became simpler and more expressive as small details could create recognizable...

Gabriele Küstner - Photo Credit Peter Heller

Gabriele Küstner is internationally renowned for her creative glass-fusing techniques. Much of her work involves the creation of intricate pieces of glass cane that are painted with China paint on the outside. She has studied and assisted at several renowned glass schools, including the Pilchuck...