Dan Dailey

Dan Dailey

Kensington, NH, USA


Founder of the Glass Department at Massachusetts College of Art and one of Dale Chihuly’s first graduate students at the Rhode Island School of Design, Dan Dailey is a major player in the American contemporary glass scene. his Art Deco-inspired work has been represented in 46 museum collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Louvre, Paris. He has received fellowships from the Fullbright Program, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts. Dan Dailey also served as on the GAS Board from 1978 to 1982 (President 1980-82), and was given the Honorary Lifetime Membership Award in 1998. He now lives and works in his studio in Kensington, New Hampshire, and continues to teach in the Glass Department at MassArt.


  • casting
  • glassblower
  • painting
  • fusing/slumping
  • accept commissions
  • architectural/public
  • kilnforming
  • coldwork/engraving


Business Name:
Dan Dailey Inc