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Origins, Inspirations, and Unprecedented Extrapolations: Confessions of a Glass Sphere Maker

Join Mark Matthews as he presents his Behind the Glass lecture "Origins, Inspirations, and Unprecedented Extrapolations: Confessions of a Glass Sphere Maker." Described by Matthews as a "comprehensive jaunt through my odyssey," he traces his development as a glass sphere artist using stories, observations and a rich, photographic timeline.

Mark Matthews has become internationally recognized for his mastery of the glass sphere. He began handling molten glass for aesthetic purposes in 1974 while studying with Henry Halem at Kent State University. The sphere, with its minimal physicality, has become the one factor unifying Matthews’ investigations of color systems and radically diverse explorations in historical glass techniques...https://www.cmog.org/bio/mark-matthews Learn more and see past Behind the Glass Lectures https://www.cmog.org/programs/lectures-seminars/behind-the-glass