Past Board Member
is a classically trained glassblower who has worked for many Pacific Northwest studios and artists as a gaffer, design consultant and project manager. He has taught at various schools including Espace Verre, Bay Area Glass Institute and Pilchuck Glass School. He has been a gaffer for Pilchuck in many capacities for artists such as Xu Bing, Jiri Harcuba, Barbera Cooper, Heather Oakson and Angelo Filmeno. He has been artist in residence at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, The Bay Area Glass Institute and ACAD. His work is in many private collections such as Elton John, the Bronfman family's Clairage collection and also The Museum of Glass and the Montreal Museum's permanent collection. travergallery.com
Jay Macdonell served on the Glass Art Society Board of Directors from June 2010 - March 2014 and as Vice-President from June 2012 - December 2013.
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