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Auctions during the 2012 Toledo Conference

-Bertil Vallien & Joel Phillip Myers at Pre-Conference Reception - Lifetime Achievement Recipients
-Klaus Moje Demo Piece - Friday June 15, 8AM-9:30AM
-Featured Silent Auction works - Fri & Sat, June 15-16, silent tables start closing at 5:15pm Sat. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Special Auction during the Pre-Conference Reception featuring this years Honorary Lifetime Achievement Recipients

Pre-Conference Reception attendees will enjoy an exclusive preview of the brand new “Color Ignited” exhibition, glassblowing demonstrations, live music and a variety of refreshments in the elegant atmosphere of the stunning Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion. Guests will also have the opportunity to mingle with this year’s GAS Honorary Lifetime Achievement Recipients, Joel Philip Myers and Bertil Vallien. A special silent auction will offer the chance to bid on museum-quality art works by each of these world-renowned artists.

Wednesday June 13th, 6-9:30pm
Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion

Tickets are $175. GAS membership not required. Register for the Pre-Conference Reception


Map-Floating, 2005
Cast glass and steel stand.
22 high x 20 wide x 6 deep inches
Valued at $20,000 USD  *reserve
Green Kaleidoscope X, 1990
Blown glass with applied elements.
13 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 14 inches
Valued at $20,000 USD  *reserve


Klaus Moje - Purchase his demo piece while you watch it being formed

Follow the process and bid as long as it is on the punty. Be there to buy it!

FRIDAY June 15th, 8am-9:30am
CMoG GlassLab mobile unit located outside of the TMA Glass Pavilion

Representative pieces shown. Demonstration piece will be similarly fused - hot formed - surface ground.
Value $5,000


Conference attendees will watch as under the lead of gaffer Tom Rowney, Australian artist Klaus Moje will produce a vessel that lives between the fusing and glassblowing worlds. Since 1997 Australians have passed on this technique successfully to an international audience. Here a piece will be created using only the glory hole.


*Piece will need to go with Klaus to The Pilchuck School of Glass after the conference where he will complete final details and then mail it to the winning bidder from there (approximately 2 weeks after conference).



2012 Live Auction Preview

LIVE AUCTION - Saturday June 16th from 6pm-7pm  - FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Park Inn Ballroom on 2nd floor
All prices listed in USdollars

*pieces and order subject to change

1. MackJeff_guggenheimgoblet_web.jpgJEFF MACK
Toledo, OH

Guggenheim Cup Study, 2012
Furnace blown glass. 21" tall

$2,400 USD *This item has a reserve

Hot Demonstrator, Thursday 8:30am-10am

Jeff Mack is a glass artist and the head of Toledo Museum of Art’s glass arts program.He has worked in glass for nearly 20 years, as a master glassblower, designer, factory stem maker, artist’s assistant, and gaffer for internationally recognized artists. Mack has a keen interest in the study of historic glassmaking techniques and has devoted much of his study and work in glass to this topic. He has taught extensively, demonstrated internationally, and his work can be found in collections throughout the world. He is a GAS 2012 Toledo Committee member.

2. MickelsenRobert_Sweetgum_web.jpgROBERT MICKELSEN
Mims, FL

Sweetgum Leaf and Pod, 2011
Lampworked borosilicate glass. 24"x24"x12"

$5,000 USD *This item has a reserve

Flame Demonstrator, Thursday 10:30am-noon

Robert Mickelsen was born in 1951 in Virginia and was raised in Hawaii. His work appears in many prominent collections, including the Renwick Gallery, Corning Museum of Glass, Toledo Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Mint Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village. An author of numerous technical and historical articles on flameworked glass, Mickelsen has also taught extensively at all the major glass schools, including Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Crafts, The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, and Eugene Glass School. Mickelsen served for six years on the GAS Board of Directors (Treasurer and Vice-President).

3. KimJoonYong_GreenFlower_web.jpgJOON YONG KIM

DONATING DEMO PIECE: Green Waves, 2012

$2,000 USD *This item has a reserve

Cold Demonstrator, Saturday 8:30am-noon

Joon Yong Kim earned a BFA in ceramics from Kook-Min University in Seoul, South Korea in 1996, and graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2000. He currently teaches at Cheongju University and works in his studio, using a variety of techniques. Kim prefers blowing glass during the winter, while spending the rest of his time in the cold shop. His work has been exhibited internationally, including the Museum of Applied Arts in Belgrade, Serbia, and the Museum of Vancouver in Canada.

Represented by Gallery Sklo

4. King_David_SecurityBottle_web.jpgDAVID KING
Philadelphia, PA

SIMILAR WORK: Security Bottle, 2012

Industry made security glass that is hot shop manipulated. 13"x4.5"x4.5"

$900 USD *This item has a reserve

Emerging Artists Lecture, Friday 12:30pm-2pm

David King is originally from Dayton Ohio. He holds a BFA from the Ohio State University and an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. He has continued his studies in glassmaking at Northlands Center for Creative Glass, the Penland School of Crafts, Pilchuck Glass School and Wheaton Arts, where he has recently completed a six-week residency as part of their fellowship program. David has worked as the technician and studio manager for Ohio State’s glass and sculpture facilities and currently holds the position of glass technician at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

5. WhiteMaryB_Gingko_web.jpgMARY BAYARD WHITE
Berkeley, CA

Wisdom Window, 2011
Reverse glass painting, copper, gold foil. 33"lx9"hx2"d
Three glass panels attached to a board for wall mounting.

$1,000 USD *This item has a reserve

Lecture, Friday 2:15pm-3:15pm

Mary B. White started the first Bay Area woman-run hotglass shop in 1973. An instructor in San Jose State University’s glass program from 1985 to 2005, she currently co-heads the Crucible’s glass department. A sculptor/educator who works on linking art/craft practice with environmental issues, White serves on the board of the Women Environmental Artists Directory and is a member of BioGlass. Recently, she was a Fulbright Scholar at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland. White earned degrees in glass (MFA), ceramics (BFA) and secondary art/English (credential) from California College of the Arts. She served on the GAS Board and a GAS 1994 Oakland co-chair.

6. LepistoJeremy_drum_web.jpgJEREMY LEPISTO

“Remainder” from the Barrel Series, 2012
Mold and hand blown glass with fired enamel and fabricated glass disc, 9”h x 6”dia.

$1,600 USD *This item has a reserve

GAS Board, President

Jeremy Lepisto is a studio artist and PhD candidate in sculpture at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. His work uses imagery and objects inspired by his everyday surroundings to explore the complex in the common and to comment on the condition of the spaces that we all share. In 2001, he co-founded Studio Ramp LLC with his wife and partner Mel George in Portland, Oregon. Studio Ramp LLC was a custom kilnforming fabrication studio that translated artists’ and architects’ designs into glass from concept to completion. Lepisto has taught kilnforming classes and workshops in the US and internationally. He worked at the Bullseye Glass factory in both their Glass Production and Research & Education Departments. He received his BFA in glass and metals from Alfred University in 1997. Lepisto grew up in Toledo, OH, and worked there briefly as a production glassblower for a local artist and at the Libbey Glass Factory in sales.

 7. StankardPaul_FloralGoldenOrbCluster20124inchdiam_web.jpgPAUL STANKARD
Mantua, NJ

Similar work: Floral Golden Orb Cluster, 2012
Flameworked glass. 4" diameter

$4,000 USD

Lec-mo, Thursday 8am-9:30am

Paul Stankard is known for his paperweights, celebrating nature as magical realism for over 35 years. His work is represented in over 50 major museums around the world. He is a Fellow of the American Craft Council, a recipient of the UrbanGlass Award – Innovation in a Glassworking Technique, and a recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Rowan University and Muskingum College. Stankard recently authored an autobiography titled, No Green Berries or Leaves: The Creative Journey of an Artist in Glass.


O_DorisioJoel_WhitePineWedge_web.jpgJOEL O'DORISIO
Bowling Green, OH

SIMILAR WORK: White Pine Wedge, 2009

Cast glass, ground and polished. 12"x9"x4.5"

$3,800 USD *This item has a reserve

Lec-mo, Thursday 8am-9:30am

Joel O’Dorisio has been a practicing artist/sculptor since 1988. He received a BFA from Ohio State University and an MFA from Alfred University, and went on to work for various artists until he opened Lost Angel Glass in Corning, NY, in 1998. His glass designs include traditional blown glasswork and intricate cast sculptural glass. “My work focuses on the interaction between humanity and the natural environment, specifically, using natural textures as a metaphor for nature’s chaotic beauty,” he says. O’Dorisio has taught at Alfred University, Ohio State University, and Bowling Green State University, where he now pursues his creative studies. Represented by Mostly Glass gallery


Bubacco_AngelDevil_web.jpgLUCIO BUBACCO
Murano, ITALY

SIMILAR WORK: Eternal Temptation, 2012
Flameworked glass. 40cm high x 40cm wide

$12,000 USD *This item has a reserve

* Flame Demo, Saturday 10:30am-noon

Lucio Bubacco was born in Murano, Italy in 1957. At the age of 15, he received his artisan’s license and began marketing flameworked Venetian memorabilia. Inspired by human and equine anatomy, he created large, free-standing sculpture, worked hot and annealed, and made from flexible Murano soda glass canes. In 1980, Bubacco began studying  anatomical drawing with Alessandro Rossi. This resulted in the figure becoming the central theme in his work. His creations transcend the traditional “lume” technique, collocating motive tensions and plasticity in a context of narrative surrealism. Bubuco now devotes himself to teaching and sharing his knowledge and technical skills in Morano and abroad.



AdamsHank_2steel_web.jpgHANK ADAMS
Troy, NY

Large white "Ocupatto" pair, 2010
Glass and steel. 36"x18"x15" together

$12,000 USD *This item has a reserve

Hot Demonstrator, Saturday 10:30am-noon

Hank Adams received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and did some graduate work the Appalachian Center in Smithville, Tennessee. He has shown his work internationally for over 30 years, and been awarded three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a New York State Arts Council fellowship grant, and other awards and honors. He currently sits on the Creative Glass Center of America Board of Trustees and guides an alternative community connected with Wheaton Arts and Cultural center, where he is currently the Creative Director. Since 1988 he has maintained a studio in Troy, New York.



Straubing_Beforesunrisethefarmerswifepreparedseedforthecomingdayslabor_web.jpgCASSANDRA STRAUBING
San Jose, CA

Before Sunrise, the Farmer's Wife Prepared Seed for the Coming Days Labor, 2012
Cast glass, mixed media. 17"x17"x3"

$2,200 USD

Incoming GAS Board

Cassandra Straubing’s sculptural work addresses issues of domestic and industrial labor using multiple mediums and processes including glass and metal fabrication.  She employs a wide range of glass-forming techniques including casting, blowing, hot forming, and non- traditional glass processes to create her artwork. Currently the Glass Faculty Head and Studio Coordinator at San Jose State University in California, she is refining the program to it’s full potential.   She received her MFA in Glass in 2007 from Rochester Institute of Technology, and received her BFA in Studio Art from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2002.   Her work has been exhibited nationally, including shows in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland and Philadelphia.Recent publications include Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review 32, and The Urban Glass Art Quarterly Winter 2010-11.


HanJinWon_BubbleTeapot_web.jpgJIN WON HAN

SIMILAR WORK: Bubble Teapot, 2012

Borosilicate glass/flameworking, 14 x 12 x 7 in

$2,500 USD *This item has a reserve

Flame Demonstrator, Saturday 8:30am-10am

Jin Won Han has worked with flameworking techniques since 1992. She is currently interested in building large-scale sculptures with borosilicate glass, as well as making mixed- media works that combine glass with metals, machines, videos, and graphic images. This Rhode Island School of Design MFA has also studied at Pilchuck Glass School and in Corning and Z ˘elezny ´ Brod. She has taught at RISD, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Nam Seoul University in Korea. In addition, she worked as adjunct research faculty at the University of Western Ontario for four years. Han has exhibited her works internationally.


PerettiSibylle_FlowerChain1_web.jpgSIBYLLE PERETTI
New Orleans, LA

Flower Chain, 2010
Engraved, painted glass with paper. 14"h x 16"w x 1"d (mounted)

$4,200 USD *This item has a reserve

GAS Member

German-born Sibylle Peretti lives and works in New Orleans USA , Cologne and Berlin Germany. She received her MFA from the Academy of fine art in Cologne and was trained as a Glass Designer at the School for Glassmaking in Zwiesel, Germany. She received Grants from the Joan Mitchell and the Pollock- Krasner Foundation New York and has been a Fellow at the Creative Glass Center of America (NJ) on three separate occasions. Most recently she finished an Art/Industry Residency at Kohler Wisconsin Her work can be seen in many Public Collections including The Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA Corning Museum of Glass, NY, The John Michael Kohler Art Center, WI., Museum of Art, Montreal Canada, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN, Represented by Heller Gallery NY, NY. Represented by Heller Gallery


ClaymanDan_DevitrificationPrint_web.jpgDAN CLAYMAN
Providence, RI

Devitrification, 2011
Framed intaglio print made from a glass plate. 14"x22"

$950 USD framed *This item has a reserve

Lec-mo, Thursday 10am-11:30am
Lecture, Friday 8am-9am

Daniel Clayman has been involved in the visual and performing arts since the mid 1970s. His first formal training was as a theater and modern dance lighting designer. He began “sculpting with light” as a lighting design student and then as a visiting lighting designer for the Dance Department at Connecticut College in 1977. After six years of working with numerous touring theater and dance companies, he enrolled in the glass program at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1983. Clayman earned a BFA in Glass in 1986 and has maintained a studio in Providence, RI ever since. 


LaytonPeter_AmberGlacier_web.jpgPETER LAYTON
London,  ENGLAND

Amber Glacier Stoneform, 2011
Freeblown glass. 28cmHx29cmWx8cmD

$3,525 USD *This item has a reserve

GAS Board

Peter Layton has worked for nearly 40 years to develop and promote glass art in the UK and Europe. He was a founding member and a chairman of both British Artists in Glass and the Contemporary Glass Society. A jury member for the British Glass Biennale, Layton established the Glass Sellers Prize. This Prague-born, England-raised artist received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Bradford, has been granted the Freedom of the City of London, and is an Honorary Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers. He is also the author of Glass Art and Peter Layton and Friends. A ceramics artist initially, Layton was introduced to studio glass by Tom McGlauchlin in the mid-’60s at the University of Iowa. While teaching in the US, he worked with Harvey Littleton and Marvin Lipofsky and with Sam Herman. Layton subsequently created his own studio in Scotland and established a glass department at Hornsey College of Art (Middlesex University). In 1976, Layton opened the London Glassblowing Workshop. Represented by The Gallery at London Glassblowing


AllenRik_Sparkitus_web.jpgRIK ALLEN
Sedro-Woolley, WA

Sparkitus, 2009
Blown glass, silver, steel base. 21"L x 9"w x13"h

$3,400 USD

GAS Board

Rik Allen has had solo exhibitions of his sculptures throughout the country, at venues that include the Science Fiction Museum, the Hall of Fame, Traver Gallery, Blue Rain Gallery, and Thomas Riley Galleries. His present series of work is in the form of rockets, figurative mechanisms, and scientific apparatus. While many of Allen’s pieces reveal his curiosity in science, they also convey humor, simple narratives, lightheartedness, and an antiquated vision of the future. Recently, his work has been featured and reviewed in American Art Collector, American Craft Magazine, GLASS Quarterly, Glass Art Magazine, Launch Magazine, New Glass Review, and Western Art and Architecture. He worked on the William Morris sculpture team for 12 years. He has taught at Toyama Institute of Glass in Japan, the International Glass Festival in Stourbridge, and throughout the US at institutions such as Penland School of Crafts, Pittsburgh Glass Center, and Pilchuck Glass School. He and his wife, Shelley Muzylowski Allen, live in Sedro-Woolley, WA.


FriedmanLance_Nested_web.jpgLANCE FRIEDMAN
Chicago, IL

Nested, 1997
Blown and spun glass with a wood and lacquer housing. 7"Hx25"Wx25"D

$3,500 USD

GAS Board, Treasurer

Lance Friedman - Mixed-media artist Lance Friedman has been the owner of Shatter Glass Group Inc., a private hotshop in Chicago’s inner city, for the past 25 years. His work appears in numerous private collections, including The Corning Museum of Glass, and he was selected as a “new talent for the millennium” for the millennium issue of Glass Magazine. He holds US and Taiwan patents for his glass design. Friedman has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, at Rochester Institute of Technology (2007-2008), and at Alfred University, Center for Creative Studies, Aichi University, Utatsuyama Crafts Workshop, and Espace Verre. He earned his BFA (with honors and high distinction) from California College of Arts and Crafts, where he studied with Marvin Lipofsky. Recent engagements include a residency at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma and a return to The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass. &


BernsteinAlex_GASmuse_web.jpgALEX BERNSTEIN
Asheville, NC

GAS Muse, 2007
cast and cut glass, fused steel. 12"x11"x2"

$3,800 USD

Incoming GAS Board

Alex Gabriel Bernstein grew up in a creative environment with access to many of the artists of the American studio glass movement.  As the child of two established glass artists, William and Katherine Bernstein (Billy is one of the founding members of the Glass Art Society), the beautiful surroundings of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina where they lived played almost as much of a part in his inspired upbringing as did the breadth of teachers around him. Alex studied psychology at the University of North Carolina in Asheville and worked at a children’s psychiatric hospital before making the decision to purse his artistic endeavors full time.  He received a Master of Fine Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School for American Crafts and went on to teach at the Rochester Institute of Technology, the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Penland School of Crafts and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass.  Most recently Alex was the Department Head of Glass at the Worcester Center for Crafts in Massachusetts but he made the decision to return to his Asheville hometown in 2007 to set up a studio and focus on creating his own work full-time. Bernstein has recently mounted solo shows at Chappell Gallery in NYC; Hooks Epstein Gallery in Houston; Habatat Gallery in Royal Oak, Michigan; and the William Traver Gallery, Seattle. His work is included in numerous collections, including those of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Glasmuseum Frauenau in Germany, the Mellon Financial Corporation, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Palm Springs Art Museum.


FeroShane_3birds_web.jpgSHANE FERO
Penland, NC

Genetic Questions?, 2012
Flameworked and acid-etched glass, found and manipulated nest. 4.25"h x 14"w x 12"d

$4,500 USD *This item has a reserve

Flame Demonstrator, Saturday 10:30am-noon

Shane Fero has been a flameworker for over 42 years and maintains a studio next to Penland School in North Carolina. He participates in international symposia and demonstrations and has exhibited worldwide. Fero is also an educator and has taught at institutions such at Penland School, UrbanGlass, Pratt Fine Arts Center, the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, the University of Michigan, Pilchuck Glass School, Bild-Werk, the International Glass Festival in Stourbridge, and Ausglass, and in Tasmania, Murano, Seto, Osaka, and Niijima. His work can be found in the collections of both private and public institutions worldwide. His numerous contributions to GAS include serving as President from 2006 to 2010 and initiating the History Committee.


MacdonellJay_FormulationLemonYellowCaneDaffodilYellowBlueSky_web.jpgJAY MACDONELL
Victoria, BC CANADA

Formulations Lemon Yellow Cane w/ Daffodil Yellow / Blue Sky, 2011
Blown and hot assembled glass. 36.5hx7.75wx4d inches

$6,200 USD

GAS Board

Jay Macdonell - A classically trained glassblower from Victoria, BC, Macdonell has worked in the Pacific Northwest as a gaffer, design consultant, and project manager. He has been a gaffer at Pilchuck Glass School frequently, for artists such as Xu Bing, Jir ˇí Harcuba, and Mildred Howard. He has taught at Espace Verre, Bay Area Glass Institute, Alberta College of Art and Design, and Pilchuck Glass School. He exhibits widely and his work appears in collections such as Elton John’s, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma (where he was an artist in residence), and Montreal Museum. This recipient of a mid-career artist grant from Canada Council of the Arts has served in several capacities for the B.C. Glass Arts Association, including president. Macdonell’s work is multi-disciplinary: blown glass, mixed and multi-media, and – in a recent show in Berlin – video and photography.

Represented by Traver Gallery -



ThompsonCappy_FlowerAngels_web.jpgCAPPY THOMPSON
Seattle, WA

Flower Angels, 2012
Vitreous enamels reverse-painted on glass, mounted over brushed aluminum. 13.75” x 19”

$6,000 USD *This item has a reserve

GAS Board

Cappy Thompson is a Seattle artist known for her mytho-poetic narratives on glass using the grisaille painting technique. Her pieces are in collections worldwide, including those of the Corning Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, and Microsoft Corporation. Her public commissions include large-scale installations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Evergreen State College, and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. A recipient of an NEA fellowship and of Pilchuck’s John Hauberg Fellowship, she has also been artist in residence at Pilchuck and at Toyama City Institute. Thompson serves on the Bellevue Arts Museum Advisory Council and the Pilchuck Glass School’s Artistic Program Advisory Committee. Thompson has taught and lectured extensively.


EskucheMatt_lifestyles7_web.jpgMATTHEW ESKUCHE
Pittsburgh, PA

SIMILAR WORK: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous XII, 2012

Flameworked and mirrored glass. 14"hx10"dx42"w

$8,000 USD *This item has a reserve

Flame Demonstrator, Friday 10:30am-noon

Matthew Eskuche has been flameworking since 1998. His work has appeared in New Glass Review, American Craft, and GLASS. He is currently represented by Imago in Palm Desert and Echt Gallery in Chicago. In addition to an expansive installation at the Racine Art Museum, Eskuche’s work is in the collections of the Eskisehir Contemporary Glass Arts Museum in Turkey; the Museum of Arts & Design in New York; the Kobe International Lampwork Museum; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Eskuche has taught and demonstrated throughout the US, Japan and Turkey. Awards include the UrbanGlass Award for New Talent 2011.


SalvadoreDavide_Le_Veneziane_web.jpgDAVIDE SALVADORE
Venice, ITALY

Le Veneziane (old production series recreated during TMA Glass Pavilion Residency), 2012
Blown, mosaic technique, applied and sand-blasted glass. 8"hx5"diam

$1,300 USD *This item has a reserve

Hot Demonstrator, Thursday 10am-11:30am

Davide Salvadore is a Muranese maestro, descended from generations of glassworkers. In 1987, he founded his own studio, where he operates kilns he built himself, mixing lamp-work and furnace techniques in new ways. He has collaborated with glass houses such as Venini, Barovier & Toso, Nason & Moretti, and La Murrina. He says, “I encourage my audience to have a real encounter with each piece. I want them to touch it, to caress it, and to understand the shapes and movements. Simply, I want the enthusiast to experience what I feel for my art: passion and love.”


DayStephenPaul_Whimsey_web.jpgSTEPHEN PAUL DAY
New Orleans, LA

Whimsey, 2010
Solid worked glass, painted ceramic inclusions called 'soulphides'. 17"l x 5"w x 5"d

$4,000 USD *This item has a reserve

Lecture, Friday 1pm-2pm

DayStephenPaul_WhimseyDetail_web.jpgStephen Paul Day, a native of New Orleans, has worked in glass for 25 years. He has taught worldwide including 24 years at the Bild-Werk academy in Germany. He lives and works part-time in Berlin. An avid seeker of the curious and wonderful, he derives pleasure from the unusual, and is motivated by experimenting with history. His main studies began at the Beaux-Arts in Paris and have since worked around the world. He has received numerous residencies including the Kohler Arts Center, the Tacoma Museum, and four fellowships at Wheaton Arts, and was part of the very first residence at Pilchuck.

Represented by Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans



LaLondeRichard_Abundance_web.jpgRICHARD LA LONDE
Freeland, WA

Abundance Botanical, 2012
Fused crushed Bullseye glass with silver foil and then slumped into a metal mold. 10"Hx20"Lx17"W

$2,300 USD

Lec-mo, Thursday 10am-11:30am

Richard LaLonde has been creating with glass for 38 years, and is an early pioneer of glass fusing. In 1983, La Londe was one of the first fusing instructors for Bullseye Glass Company. His public work includes 16 fused-glass mural commissions. He has authored two books, Richard La Londe: Fused Glass Art and Technique, and Richard La Londe and Friends: Fused Glass, Vitreous Enamels and Other Techniques. He studies and collects window glass and enamel artwork, created before the arrival of manufactured fusible sheet glass in the 1980s. La Londe teaches workshops in his studio on Whidbey Island in Washington State.


TaylorGlasgowSusan_glasslingerieset_web.jpgSUSAN TAYLOR GLASGOW
Columbia, MO

Glass Lingerie Set, 2012
Fused, slumped, enameled, sewn glass, mixed media. Life size.

$7,500 USD *This item has a reserve

GAS Member

* This piece is to be worn in the Glass Fashion Show during the Closing Night Party in Toledo which takes place after the auction. The artist guarantees the piece will be in pristine condition before giving to the purchaser.

Born in Superior, Wisconsin in 1958, Susan Taylor Glasgow grew up just across the tip of Lake Superior, in Duluth, Minnesota.  She migrated south with the geese to the University of Iowa, graduating with a BFA in Design in 1983.  After working in graphic design for a short period, Susan turned to the sewing skills passed on to her by her mother and opened a dressmaking shop.  She owned and operated “On Pins & Needles” from 1984 to1997 in both Iowa City, Iowa and Columbia, Missouri.  In 1997 Susan sold her dressmaking shop to pursue her original interest in art, focusing on glass.  Utilizing her skills as a seamstress, Susan developed a unique approach to glass, stitching glass components together to create complex forms and imagery that borrows from the 1950’s.  She now lives and works in Columbia, Missouri. Susan Taylor Glasgow is in the permanent collections of several national and international museums, and is represented by Heller Gallery, NYC and Habatat Galleries in Royal Oak, MI.  Represented by Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI -


* This item has a reserve bid.  If an item has a reserve bid it will not be sold if the reserve is not met. Auction pieces and order subject to change.



Preview Friday June 15, 5-7pm; Saturday June 16, 9am-6pm
, first table closes 5:15pm
All prices listed in USdollars *pieces and order subject to change

JOHN STEINERT Steinert Industries - Kent, OH
GAS Honorary Lifetime Membership Recipient

Standard 1"Blowpipe & 0.75" Hollow Punty Rod  $241 USD

Steinert_BlowpipeSmall_web.jpg1" Standard Series Blowpipe - These pipes are the standard by which the others are gauged. They combine weight, strength, balance, and comfort - offering you the finest in quality. The have 309 stainless steel heads and a 3/4" diameter shaft of 304 stainless steel with an 1/16" thick wall. This pipe comes standard with a delrin mouthpiece, grip, and stop collar.

0.75" Hollow Punty Rod. The hollow series offers the user good balance and a smooth transition from pipe to punty. They are made of stainless steel and come equipped with a stop collar and grip. They are 54" L with a 3/4" Diameter x 1/16" W shaft.

Pioneer Square Artists Loft for Romantic 3 Night Weekend in Seattle - $500 USD

Incoming GAS Board

Enjoy an extended weekend away - 3 nights for two at an Artists Loft in Pioneer Square, Seattle. This 1,000 square foot, 2-story Loft is the perfect location for taking in the Seattle art scene. This visit includes passes to the new Chihuly Garden & Glass Exhibit and the renown Tacoma Museum of Glass. Mutually agreed upon date. Parking for one car available. Travel not included. Expires 2 years from purchase date.

AMY BAUR Minneapolis, MN
Future Methods Panel, Friday 3:30pm-5pm

Quay, 2011 - $2,000 USD
Digital glass decals fused to uv bonded kiln formed glass. 13"hx3"wx3"d

Lec-mo, Friday 10am-11:30am


GAS Board

Sprout, 2011 - $1,400 USD
Blown glass and forged steel.

GAS Member

GOMER (Get Over My Emotional Resistance) aka Bling Shard Marble Run, 2012 - $10,000 USD *This item has a reserve Kinetic! The marbles get carried up and then roll down two tracks. 31"w x 21.5"h x 11"d. Watch the video!



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