Presenters & Award Recipients

GAS Conference Program
Corning, NY | June 9-11, 2016

List of Presenters by Day and Time
THURSDAY June 9 | FRIDAY June 10 | SATURDAY June 11

Alphabetical Listing of Presenters by Category
Lectures | Lec-mos | Cold Demos | Flame Demos | Hot Demos | Panels & Forums


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Presenters_Thumb_Page.jpgJutta-Annette Page
Jutta-Annette Page entered the museum field as a post-doctoral fellow in Byzantine art at Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, in Washington, D.C. After serving for a decade as curator of European glass at The Corning Museum of Glass, she joined the staff of the Toledo Museum of Art as curator of glass in 2003, to which the responsibilities of curator of decorative arts were soon added.

A respected author in her field, Page has completed an extensive array of publications and lectures on topics ranging from ancient to modern and contemporary glass, the history of jewelry, European tapestries, and furniture. She holds a PhD and MA in the history of art and architecture from Brown University, an MAE in jewelry, metalsmithing, and industrial design from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MA and BA in visual communication and art from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in Germany.



James Carpenter, Light in the Public Realm
James Carpenter has worked at the intersection of architecture, art, and engineering for nearly 50 years, advancing a distinctive vision based on the use of natural light as the foundational elements of the built environment. Originally trained as a studio artist, Carpenter founded the cross-disciplinary design firm James Carpenter Design Associates in 1979, deploying these aesthetic principles on large-scale architectural projects. Applying a profound knowledge of materiality and craft, Carpenter has striven to integrate a collective experience of nature within the built environment.

Carpenter has been recognized with numerous national and international awards, including an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He holds a degree in architecture and sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design and was a Loeb Fellow of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.


Presenters_Thumb_Wendell.jpg Wendell Weeks, The Glass Age
A few short years ago, Corning shared its vision for the future in the video series, A Day Made of Glass.  It portrayed a world powered by specialty glass -- a world that dissolves the boundaries between the real and the virtual, where information moves at the speed of light,  and where ordinary surfaces do extraordinary things. The videos captured the imagination of millions and moved innovators around the globe to work together to bring this vision to life.

Today, that world is becoming a reality, as technology unleashes new capabilities, as designers identify new opportunities, and materials science shatters the limits of what's possible.  Wendell Weeks will share some of Corning's latest glass innovations, discuss how the company is collaborating with others to  solve some of the world's toughest problems, and describe how Corning scientists continue to unlock the mysteries of glass and discover new ways to put it to work.



Peter Bocko, Enabling and Expressive Medium of the Information Age: Art & Technology of Glass
This talk will examine the underlying basis for an extraordinary coincidence of glass as a versatile medium that spans art and technology in the Information Age. Over the last few decades, glass has become the enabling material for optical communication, information display, and the user interface. This technological revolution has coincided with glass’ emergence as an expressive medium for artistic communication that was nucleated by the Studio Glass Movement. From a foundation of glass’ evolving role since antiquity, this talk will explore alternative hypotheses of thematic resonance in art and technology, including the impact of shared technologies, cultural convergence, as well as the manifestation of the intrinsic nature of glass itself.


Presenters_Thumb_Yukutake.jpgHarumi Yukutake, Capturing Environment
Yukutake will explore the ways in which the environment, history, and culture of Japan and the United States influence her work. She will place an emphasis on themes of glass education, art, and architecture.





Emily Zilber, Of Our Time: Contemporary Art, Craft, and the Encyclopedic Museum
In parallel with broader conversations around the role of craft in contemporary artistic practice, encyclopedic museums have begun to consider new strategies for presenting relevant contemporary work and reinterpreting their historic holdings. Zilber will explore these ideas through the lens of the exhibition and collections program at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which opened a new wing for contemporary art in fall 2011.



BUSTER SIMPSON, Shards of the Anthropocene
Reflecting on past work, the shards of the Anthropocene. Buster Simpson will present Incidence (2002, Museum of Glass, Tacoma) and Shard Cornice (2000, collection of The Corning Museum of Glass) to form the basis of climate change concerns. The intrinsic qualities of glass as a social statement in Shard Cornice and Incidence appear unrelated visually but share a common underpinning in creating context.

Buster Simpson, an artist active since the 1970s, has worked on major infrastructure projects, site master planning, signature sculptures, museum installations, and community projects. Simpson received his MFA in 1969, and later, the Distinguished Alumni Award in Architecture and Design, at the University of Michigan. Simpson is a recipient of numerous awards. Among them, NEA fellowships and the Americans for the Arts Artist of the Year Award in 2009. Simpson often melds social and ecological concerns into an aesthetic, and continues to employ intervention and temporary prototypes as a way to inform his more lasting works in public.



Adriano Berengo, Why GLASSTRESS?
Adriano Berengo, who has dedicated his career to glass, brings his unique perspective to the controversial panorama of debate swirling around the questions of glass art, fine art, studio glass and craft. He presents     Why GLASSTRESS? and describes how this exhibition of glass and art in Venice is his contribution to further that debate.


Presenters_Thumb_Dreisbach.jpgFritz Dreisbach,
Tricks with Fritz: Construction Techniques for Ancient and Contemporary Joke Glasses
This slide lecture illustrates and describes the rare genre of “trick or surprise glasses” made in 15th through 20th century European glasshouses. We believe they served the embarrassing function of producing gurgling noises, or squirting and splashing the unsuspecting guests! Dreisbach will show you how these glasses work and how to construct the ingenious internal plumbing parts of the various categories of tricks. One of his dreams is to educate and encourage other glassblowers to use this information and invent new tricks with a contemporary twist. Parties with tricks are always humorous and fun, as the unaware, surprised guest quickly and unexpectedly, becomes the center of the “joke,” providing laughter and curiosity.

Presenters_Thumb_Gudenrath.jpgWilliam Gudenrath, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking
In Venice between about 1500 and 1710, a level of virtuosity in furnace glassblowing developed to an unprecedented and extreme degree. In modern times that skill-level has never been closely approached, much less exceeded. The lecture – heavy with videos – will attempt to answer a question: Today, when we watch Venetian maestros work, are we indeed (as is often said) witnessing an unbroken connection with the specific glassworking practices of their Renaissance-period ancestors?



Rebecca Hopman and Alexandra Ruggiero, Gathering a Crowd: A Look at Glassmaking Demonstrations of the Past
Glass demonstrations have a long history as an engaging form of education and entertainment; artists captivate audiences, turning traditional techniques into mesmerizing spectacles.

"Gathering a Crowd” presents a look at glassblowing, flameworking, and coldworking demos of the past through: handbills, photographs, videos, and museum collections that document traveling troupes, World’s Fairs displays, company showrooms, and contemporary demonstrations.

Presenters_Thumb_Potenza.jpgElizabeth Potenza, Making a Hand Blown Cathode Ray Tube: Re-using Technology and the Presence of the Hand within Industrial Processes
I will share my story of partnering with industry to make hand-blown cathode ray tubes, i.e. TVs. I will discuss how sampling salvaged elements of old technology, reclaiming materials, and forming fundamental working relationships with engineers, manufacturers, historians, and specialists have enhanced my artistic endeavors.



Lec-mos are a combination of lecture and demonstration on the artists process.


Presenter_Thumb_Asaka.jpgMasahiro Asaka, Sculpting with the Elements
Asaka will describe the spectrum of processes used in the creation of his acclaimed Surge series. This will include a discussion of advanced mold-making and coldworking techniques as well as an investigation into the material and aesthetic qualities of glass as it has been informed by the philosophy of his native Japan.



Yoko Hirosawa, Naoko Kato, Mica Okuno, Momoo Omuro, and Yoko Yagi, Beyond the Surface: 5 Female Japanese Artists Creating Tranquilly Exquisite Works in the Pursuit of Excellence
These five artists will describe the small but important differences apparent in their processes.


Dan Mirer, Of Esoteric Craft
Dan will share his solutions to design obstacles in blown glass. Following an evolution of products and processes, he’ll present an array of tools and molds that enable the progression from concept to finished ware.



Jessi Moore, Particular Particulates: Pâte de Verre and the Printed Image
Explore the mixing of enamels with granulated glass. This lec-mo will cover different matrixes that allow the transfer of imagery to pate de verre. Procedure, problem solving, and production will be discussed along with samples of key steps in the process.



Etsuko Nishi, Multiple-Layered Thin Pâte de Verre
Ceramic fiber has generally been used for insulation. This lecture and demo introduces a new use of ceramic fiber as a mold material in “Thin Pate de Verre.”


Presenters_Thumb_Paiko.jpgAndy Paiko, Simple Yet Complicated
Ideas and techniques for making seemingly complex glass objects from smaller parts: a.k.a. how to bite off more than you can chew.




Kirstie Rea, Folding Light
A step-by-step visual passage through technical processes alongside the conceptual underpinnings for my current kiln formed work, which endeavors to convey residues of sensation, place, and light. The lec-mo will allow time for a question and answer session.



Nathan Sandberg, Just Hot Enough: Relatively Low Temp Kilncasting
Sintering, Tack-Fusing, Low Temp Kilncasting, Pate de Verre? Never really sure what to call his process, Nathan Sandberg creates glass forms by sticking glass frit together with heat and pressure at relatively low kilncasting temperatures. Along with a detailed presentation covering assembled kilncasting molds, color placement within the mold and precise temperature control, Nathan will demonstrate his methods while introducing you to some of his most recent works in kilnglass; that are often confused for a slab of asphalt or other building materials.

Presenters_Thumb_Schaechter.jpgJudith Schaechter, 100% Homemade
Judith Schaechter presents a rousing demonstration of her techniques and design process accompanied by supplemental images and irreverent commentary.


Presenters_Thumb_Schnuckel.jpgDavid Schnuckel, Meaningful Gibberish
This presentation will discuss a current project that seeks new understanding of what ‘quality’ can truly mean and what the term ‘craftsmanship’ can really encompass. Through an unlikely intersection between blown glass and kiln-forming processes, the language of technique and the rules of ‘doing things well’ are challenged by a provocative and equally thoughtful exploration of ‘(un)doing things well.’ It’s a project motivated by the notion of speaking in tongues: of thinking about languages that we can understand in a very literal way and of languages off the beaten path of common vernacular...yet still articulate and revealing.

Presenters_Thumb_Weinmayer.jpgBernd Weinmayer, Tyrolean Plasma Power
Weinmayer's presentation will show Weinmayer works in context with his Tyrolean glass roots (glass school Kramsach), the building of two large studios, and major influences in his work.







Presenters_Thumb_Cambalova.jpgPavlina Cambalova, Soul Engraving
Portraits engraved on colorful overlaid glass sheets, by using the traditional copper wheel engraving in a contemporary context.




Presenters_Thumb_Coleman.jpgKatharine Coleman, Glass Engraving: Traditional Skills, New Insights
Katharine Coleman will be demonstrating how she engraves on her blown glass forms, using copper, stone, and diamond wheels. The clear crystal has a thin color overlay, which will also need polishing and finishing, depending on the subject matter.



Niels Cosman, The Fine Line
Coldworking is all about working to the line. This line may appear as a centerline of an engraving wheel, the margins of a saw cut, or the curve of a vessel's lip. During this demonstration Cosman will discuss the methods and strategies for creating your own lines and successfully working up to them.


Jennifer Crescuillo, Let the Cold Shop Set You Free
A new approach to the cold shop as the limitless beginning of the sculptural process as opposed to the dreaded last chores. Crescuillo will demonstrate how combining hand techniques with non-traditional uses of cold shop machinery can create a wide variety of textures and surfaces. The cold shop is not only a place to finish pieces from other studios, but a place to add elements not possible in any other studio. This demo will focus on a deeper understanding of the applications of each tool and on using multiple cold techniques layered on top of one another to create unique sculptural effects.


Max Erlacher, Glass Engraving Overview
A demonstration and introduction of copper wheel, diamond wheel, stone wheel, polishing, stippling, rotation point and other various glass engraving techniques.




Pavel Novak and Martin Rosol, A Look into Coldworking
In our demo, we will showcase the techniques used to turn a rough chunk of glass into a beautiful piece of art using a lathe, diamond wheels, and various compounds to shape, polish, and laminate the glass without using any hot glass techniques.






Lisa Demagall, Delighting in the Details
Utilizing borosilicate glass, we will create glass miniatures at the torch.  I have a penchant for dreaming large and working small, as I “delight in the details” with small-scale domestic objects



Presenters_Thumb_Drier.jpgTim Drier, Working with Rollers
Working with rollers and a hip slide is nothing new. It was developed in the chemical industry in the 1930s, back when there was a lot of glass process pipe being used. I have incorporated this technique to produce larger blown work by moving the fire around (hip slide) while keeping the weight or the glass rotating on the rollers. Like a lathe, only different.


Mike Gnann, Quadruple Klein
Mike Gnann will demonstrate his take on a classic Klein design, fabricated from borosilicate glass. 




Presenters_thumb_Goldschmidt.jpgEric Goldshmidt, Holy Sheet – Sculpting Sheet Glass on the Torch
Eric Goldschmidt will be sculpting borosilicate sheet glass into a figurative form. The form will then be applied to one of his signature, lidded cage cups.


Presenters_Thumb_Hyde.jpgCaitlin Hyde, The Mighty (tiny) Tardigrade Cirque de Science
See the mighty Tardigrade with eight legs, monstrous sharp claws, no bones at all, who withstands the most extreme conditions of cold, heat and radiation! Don’t miss your one and only chance to see this mighty, tiny beast recreated in flameworked glass!



Akihisa Izumi, Amicello
The “Amicello” pattern, which uses thin white cane, was created by Akihisa Izumi in 2014 and is based on the Italian Reticello technique.



Presenters_Thumb_Kojima.jpgJunichi Kojima, DOT!
Junichi Kojima will create a glass tube with dots, and then melt it into a disk.





Carmen Lozar, Out of the Bubble: Flameworking Today
Carmen Lozar will create a figurative work at the torch as well as discuss the trajectory of the flameworking world today.


Presenters_Thumb_Parramore.jpgRoger Parramore, Eschewing the Variables and the Highest Possibility for Success
Tradition has its charms, but for contemporary lampworkers a strict adherence to out-moded information and techniques is often the decisive element of success or failure. However, subtle changes in perspective, skill, and technique often can propel us forward in unexpected ways. Join me for an hour of good information, solid technique, and a new perspective on a very old topic. And I’ll make a cup or something.   


Kari Russell-Pool, The Language of Flowers
By making several of the flowers for which she is known, Kari will demonstrate how she uses powders to layer over her furnace pulled canes to achieve a depth of color.




Salt, The Sculptural Approach (problem solving from a sculptural perspective)
Examples of unique ways of problem solving within sculpture with a focus on plumbing.




Michael Souza, Tricks of the Trade
Mike Souza will share some of the ingenuity used in making scientific glass instruments when it comes to flameworking on the lathe and the bench.







Maria Bang Espersen, An Introduction to the Basics of Glassblowing
A meeting with hot glass and some of its basic qualities, including the pulling, dropping and breaking of hot glass. Maria Bang Espersen presents some of her experiments and discoveries from the recent years.


Presenters_Thumb_Bidstrup.jpgStine Bidstrup, Stories from the Back of the Eye
This demo will combine glass in its molten state with basic digital pattern-making techniques to look at the fabric of potential relationship between glass and vision with respect to optics and perception.


Devin Burgess and Pablo Soto, Long Distance Exquisite Corpse
Soto and Burgess will make heavily patterned incalmo cups in their respective North Carolina and Vermont studios without consulting each other. A third party will decide what order to put the cups in. The artists will then have to deal with whatever lands in their laps and design on the fly. Corning will be the test site to see if they really do think alike.


 Deborah Czeresko, Ravaged by Age
This demonstration will be a hot glass memento mori. Dualistic in nature, it will explore the brutal reality of the human life cycle and memorialize it in the eternally seductive medium of glass. The concept for this presentation has emerged from a meditation on time, gravity and the human body. It will be simultaneously monstrous and humorously absurd. It will capitalize on the narrative and satirical power of the object and the elemental aspects of process.


Laura Donefer and Jeff Mack, “Classico Moderno,” A Jeff Mack and Laura Donefer Collaboration
This dynamic duo will be creating a Classico Moderno Amphora, with Jeff Mack overseeing the classical vessel and Laura Donefer texturizing the entire surface with her collection of tools.



Josie Gluck and Michael Schunke, Organized Chaos
Josie Gluck and Michael Schunke will meticulously craft a beautiful mess.



Presenters_Thumb_Hilton.jpgEric Hilton and George Kennard, Metamorphosis: Cold to Hot and Back Again.
Two blown forms will be made prior to the demonstration. They will be worked on in my studio using the graal technique. The forms will then be combined at CMoG using the incalmo process. At this point a transformation will take place.



Adam Holtzinger, Pattern Play
Holtzinger will explore the creative potential of precise yet playful patterns using canes in blown forms.




Presenters_Thumb_Lipman.jpgBeth Lipman, Burdensome Objects
Demonstration will include multiple participants creating objects that will be created and abandoned over the duration of the time slot.




Patrick Martin, Spoonful of Sugar
Through the immediacy of furnace casting we will explore pouring molten glass into several types of molds in order to achieve a variety of complex cast glass forms.



Eric Meek, Part of the Tradition, a Corning Gaffer
Eric Meek has been part of the Corning glass community for nearly 20 years. In his demonstration, Meek will pay homage to the unique style that has developed in Corning as a result of a glassmaking tradition spanning 150 years.


Presenters_Thumb_Meilahn.jpgMichael Meilahn, This Ain’t Popcorn
Watch us blow glass into a large six-piece hinged bronze mold “on wheels” and see what pops out!




John Moran, Life-Like: Sculpting a Realistic Hand
This demo will focus on solid sculpting a realistic hand. Through use of color application, cane drawing, and torch working, the hand will come to life.


Nick Mount, Soft Geometry
Nick Mount will use traditional and non-traditional hot shop techniques to produce a form that will reflect the soft and natural geometry he uses in his recent cross media compositions.


Presenters_Thumb_Prince.jpgJocelyne Prince, Luminous Flux, Live Event
Luminous Flux, Live Event is a performative work exploring the energy and quality of light exhibited by hot glass. The piece is inspired by the work of Alexander Scriabin and Thomas Wilfred, and their work with sound and light.


Raven Skyriver, New Normal
Raven Skyriver will attempt to maximize the new Amphitheater space by constructing a Green Sea Turtle from several premade components.




Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz, Bowls
Interested in bowls? During this entertaining and educational glassblowing demonstration we will make a Striped Bowl, breaking down the steps and explaining the subtleties and details of making low bowls.




Lino Tagliapietra, Ostuni
Lino Tagliapietra and his team will be taking traditional Venetian caning techniques (vetro a fili) to new levels of complexity and expression. While Tagliapietra is consistently making innovations in his work, this latest series, “Ostuni,” represents a remarkable new departure blending nature and history influences with Lino’s creativity. Ostuni (derived from Greek astu neon meaning "new town") is a small city in southern Italy that was destroyed by Hannibal and rebuilt by the Greeks.




  • AT-RISK YOUTH FORUM, What Next? Opportunities for At-Risk Youth After High School
    Panelists: Andrew Page (moderator), Hector Maldanado Jimenez, Barbara Heisler, Tracy Kirchmann, Robert Minkoff, Amy Schwartz

    Moderator Andrew Page will lead a panel discussion on new initiatives to create career development opportunities for graduates of at-risk youth programs. With a focus on Expanding Horizons, an innovative new partnership between the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and The Corning Museum of Glass Studio, and new programs at Newark, New Jersey-based GlassRoots, the panelists will share their experiences and plans to foster the careers of aspiring artists and glassworkers coming through these at-risk programs.

  • CAREERS IN ART PANEL, Creating Context: All Together Now
    Tina Aufiero (moderator), Robin Cass, Amie McNeel, Rachel Moore, Jackie Pancari, Kait Rhoads, Norwood Viviano

    The Pilchuck Hauberg Fellowship in 2014 brought this group of artists together to share space and time in the studio, but more importantly it has become a starting point for an ongoing dialogue and encouragement of creative growth. This panel will explore three primary themes: individual studio practice, collaborative studio discourse, and related issues of professional practice.


    James Labold, The Myth is Real: Mystic Truths of American Exceptionalism - James Labold’s glass and mixed media work explores the connections between patriotism, national identity, and mythology; visually remixing appropriated imagery in both object-based and installation formats. He is inspired by the American ideals embodied in the historic sites of the American Revolution and national monuments, as well as the reality of the crumbling factories and neighborhoods surrounding them.
    Ito Laila Le Francois, Instinctive glass - The accumulation and assembly of glass with different materials. Walking the fine line between knowledge and expression.
    Wil Sideman, The Aesthetic Lens - Through on-site research and studio experimentation, Wil Sideman collects and analyzes evidence of the human experience. By filtering this information through his own aesthetic lens, Sideman is able to create romanticized historical fiction regarding the relationship between identity, community and place.

  • GREEN PANEL, Time's Up! Now/How to Go Green
    Toots Zynsky (moderator), Rachel Berwick, Fred Metz, Durk Valkema, Mark Weiner

    Experienced practitioners Durk Valkema, Fred Metz, Mark Weiner, Rachel Berwick (and possible others) will share real knowledge on the many many ways we can all proceed with increasing the sustainability of our studio practices. You are invited to send, in advance, your most important question for discussion to


    Michael Stern, Molten Glass 3D Printing - The development and operation of the first molten glass 3D printer will be detailed. The project will be described from initial experiments to a fully functional CNC platform.
    Jin Won Han, 3D Rendering for Glassmaking - Jin Won Han is creating a series of educational videos about how to utilize 3D computer rendering skill for glassmaking. Designed for glassmakers, each clip will introduce how to draw variety of glass objects with the software called Cinema 4D.


  • Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes; introduction by Marble Slinger
    Degenerate Art is a documentary film that tells the story of glass pipe-making from the origins of the "color-changing" pipe, to the radical emerging art movement it has become today. Despite federal laws, pipe-makers have created a whole new genre of American folk art. "Degenerate Art" premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2012.
  • The Flame-ation Project: A look behind the scenes at glass animation, Intro and Q&A: Mark Eliott
    This presentation will include an introduction to two short films. The first is a short documentary about a collaborative project between Mark Eliott and Jack McGrath in which borosilicate glass is animated with stop-motion photography and digital compositing. This includes excerpts from the film, installations, and first workshop. The second short film is titled, Dr Mermaid and the Abovemarine.

  • Murano: The Unbearable Lightness of Glass, Emanuel Toffolo, Elia Toffolo, and Caterina Toso;  introduction by Shane Fero
    Murano and its art told through lives, words and works of six of the most skilled Murano glass-masters. A story written through their eyes to tell the story that is never told: the story of a isle in crisis but that does not give up, the story of passionate men about glass which becomes art through their hands, the story of who works every day to carry on an ancient tradition looking at the future instead of being closed off in the past.





8:30am and 10:30am: Katharine Coleman • Niels Cosman


8:30am - Kari Russell-Pool • Salt

10:30am - Eric Goldschmidt • Roger Parramore


8:30am - Stine Bidstrup • Josie Gluck and Michael Schunke • Lino Tagliapietra

10:30 am - Devin Burgess and Pablo Soto  • Michael Meilahn • Jocelyne Prince 


8:30am - Dan Mirer • Judith Schaechter

10:30 am- David Schnuckel


3:00pm - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: James Carpenter
4:00pm - KEYNOTE: Wendell Weeks




8:30am and 10:30am: Max Erlacher • Pavel Novak and Martin Rosol


8:30am - Tim Drier • Carmen Lozar

10:30am - Mike Gnann • Akihisa Izumi


8:30am - Maria Bang Espersen • Laura Donefer and Jeff Mack • Eric Hilton and George Kennard

10:30 am - Beth Lipman • Patrick Martin • Eric Meek


8:30am - Kirstie Rea • Bernd Weinmayer

10:30 am- Yoko Hirosawa, Naoko Kato, Mica Okuno, Momoo Omuro, and Yoko Yagi • Etsuko Nishi


12:30pm - Emerging Artist Presentations
1:00pm -
William Gudenrath
2:15pm - Peter Bocko • Emily Zilber
3:30pm - At-Risk Youth Panel
4:00pm - Elizabeth Potenza • Buster Simpson


1:00pm - The Flame-ation Project: A look behind the scenes at glass animation, Intro and Q&A with Mark Eliott

3:30pm - Murano: The Unbearable Lightness of Glass, Emanuel Toffolo, Elia Toffolo, and Caterina Toso;  introduction by Shane Fero




8:30am and 10:30am: Pavlina Cambalova • Jennifer Crescuillo


8:30am - Junichi Kojima • Mike Souza

10:30am - Lisa Demagall • Caitlin Hyde


8:30am - Adam Holtzinger • Nick Mount • Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz

10:30 am - Deborah Czeresko • John Moran • Raven Skyriver


8:30am - Jessi Moore • Nathan Sandberg

10:30 am- Masahiro Asaka • Andy Paiko


1:00pm - Adriano Berengo • Fritz Dreisbach
1:45pm - Green Panel
2:15pm - Rebecca Hopman and Alexandra Ruggiero • Harumi Yukutake
3:30pm - Careers in Art Panel • Technology Advancing Glass Panel


1:00pm - Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes



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