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All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

Catherine Ayers Guest Artist Demonstration (July 2019)
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Watch Catherine Ayers create a glass man on the moon in this demo from the Amphitheater on July 25, 2019. See the final piece starting at 1:32:16 Making glass since 2001, Ayers’ whimsical and unique glass creations are always changing through her ongoing incorporation of different inspirations and

Catherine Ayers: Museum Gaffer
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Catherine Ayers on learning to work with glass: There’s always something new to learn…when you learn something new it opens up ten more doors. The Museum Gaffer Profiles series is a collection of interviews with the glassmakers who work at The Corning Museum of Glass. Find out what inspires them to

Catherine Ayers Guest Artist Demonstration
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Watch as Catherine Ayers, a member of the Hot Glass Demo team, demonstrates her talents as an artist in the Amphitheater Hot Shop on August 24, 2017.

Local Artists Panel | Behind the Glass Lecture
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Pursuing one’s dream to be a working artist can be a challenge. It takes determination, imagination, and pure grit. Many people have built their lives around their craft, but have you ever wondered what it takes to become a full-time, self-sufficient glass artist? From identifying a saleable