2020 Conference Presenters

Confirmed Presenters for the 2020 Conference:

This list will be updated each Friday, as we receive more confirmations.

 


James Akers
Texas USA

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Lecmo: Neon
Neon around the World

Ruth Allen
Australia

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Demo: Hot
Synergetic Series

Lecture:
Art to Marketplace - Synergetic Series


Jo Andersson
Stockholm, Sweden

Tone Linghult
Stockholm, Sweden

 
Demo: Hot
Hot Glass, Cold Steel; Merging two Worlds

Kārlis Bogustovs
Latvia

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Lecture:
Glass and skateboarding

Björn Boode
Sweden

 
Lecture: Artist Talk
Bertil Vallien - a journey between glass and life

BOOM! Sweden
Sweden

Sara Lundkvist, Matilda Kästel, Erika Kristofersson Bredberg, Ammy Olofsson, Nina Westman

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Demo: Hot The Future is Female


Brandyn Callahan, Washington USA

Phirak Suon,
Washington USA

 

Demo: Hot
3D Printing
Glass + 3D Printed Ceramics


Annie Cattrell,
United Kingdom

Andrea Spencer,
United Kingdom

 
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Lecmo: Flame
Bridging Art and Science


Jennifer Crescuillo
Tennessee USA

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Demo: Cold
Engraving in Chiaroscuro

Maria Eugenia Diaz de Vivar
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Lecture
Ibero-America, a region that asks for attention

Jacci Delaney
Ohio USA

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Demo: Hot
Experimental Casting: Putting plaster silica on anything

Percy Echols, II
Pennsylvania, USA

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Demo: Neon
Taming Lightning - Getting the word out!

Monica L Edmondson
Sweden

 

Tomas Colbengtson

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Lecture:
Decolonization through art & glass

Martin Ehrensvard
California, USA

Aleksandra Pavlenkova
Estonia 

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Demo: Hot
Cane Bending For Animal Sculpting

Maria Frantzsen
Bergen, Norway

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Lecmo:
Expressions of Breath - glass as material in outdoor participatory performance art.

Peter Hermansson,
Sweden

Bjørn Friborg,
Sweden

 

Demo: Hot
Abstracts & Narratives


James Friedberg
California, USA

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Demo: Hot
Through The Worm Hole. An Exploration Of Lines And Depth.

Nickolaus Fruin,
North Carolina, USA

Courtney Dodd,
North Carolina, USA

 
Demo: Hot
Synesthesia: Visual Sound

Marta Gibiete
Latvia

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Lecmo: Kiln
Creating of 3D sculptures in glass fusing technique


Cedric Ginart
Canada

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Demo: Flame
Lördagsgodis; The Swedish candy obsession!

Marta Gorski
California USA

 

Lecture:
Art + Economics: An Unlikely Duo


Jianyong Guo
China

 
Lecmo: Kiln
A new model of inside painting glass sculptures

Rebekka Gutgesell
Germany

 

Demo: Flame
To Linger - To Reflekt - To Decide


Riikka Haapasaari
Sunderland, UK

 
Lecture:
A symbiotic relationship between glassmaking and filmmaking in creative practice

Chad Holliday,
Minnesota USA

Curt Pederson,
Minnesota USA

 

Lecture:
Immigration of Ideas


Mark Hill
Maryland USA

Paul Swartwood
Maryland USA

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Demo: Hot
Keeping mid-century Swedish glass techniques alive in a small Maryland studio 

Alli Hoag
Ohio, USA

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Lecmo: Kiln
Glass Taxidermy- Casting forms for surface, texture and thin, complex forms

Gunnel Holmér
Sweden

 
Lecture
Immigrant workers at Kosta glassworks after WW II

Bruce Howard
Missouri, USA
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Demo: Hot
Ecologically conscious dry sand casting and mold blowing

Sara Hulkkonen
Finland

Kirsti Taiviola
Finland

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Lecture:
Collaboration and Skills in the Evolving Finnish Glass Education

Micke Johansson,
Sweden

 
Demo: Hot
Double Graal, Ariel and Graariel

Erika Lagerbielke
Sweden

The Swedish Glass Net






Lecture
Just a Drop of Blue


Sheila Mahut, Irene Frolic, Donald Robertson, Natali Rodrigues

 

 

Panel: Other
Casting through thick and thin: Canadian glass casters discuss materiality

 


Christopher McElroy
New York USA

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Lecture:
Masters Degree in the Dark Arts 


Brady Moir
California, USA

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Demo: Flame
Fumed Fillacello Bead

Kari Mølstad
Norway

 


Demo: Cold
Making texture


John Moran
Belgium

@johnsleepymoran

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Demo: Hot
How to Frankenstein

Timm Muth
North Carolina, USA
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Lecture: Green
How Do We Make Fire Green? Today's Alternatives to Fossil Fuels.

Jonas Noël Niedermann
Switzerland

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Demo: Hot
Floating Lines

Geir Nustad,
Netherlands

 

Demo: Hot
Changing the Surface, the illusion of being other materials.


Ben Orozco,
Wisconsin USA

Tommy Gustafsschiöld,
Sweden

 
Lecmo: Neon
Ljus: Swedish Light and Glass Craft

Yixuan Pan
Philadelphia, USA
China

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Performance
How to Clean a Window--On On cleaning, self-caring, and being bored

Purnima Patel
United Kingdom

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Lecmo: Kiln
Kiln Formed Glass


Morgan Persson,
Sweden

 

Demo: Hot
Remodeling garbage to pieces of beauty


Laura Quinn
United Kingdom

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Lecmo: Hot, Flameworking, 3D Printing

Exploring the Crossover Between Glass and 3D Printing to Make a Sustainable Practice


Georgia Redpath
United Kingdom

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Lecmo: Kiln
Modular Moulds: Pattern and Process in Kiln-Cast Glass

Frederik Rombach
Antwerp, Belgium

 
Lecture:
Glassblowing As A Language Tool For Immigrants: "Keep Turning"

Jeffrey Sarmiento
Sunderland, UK

Erin Dickson

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Lecmo: Kiln
Graphic Swim


Cathryn Shilling
London, UK

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Demo: Hot
Wrap Up Warm! - An Innovative Approach To Combining Kiln Formed And Blown Glass


Christopher Skibbe
Virginia USA

Grant Garmezy
Virginia USA

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Demo: Hot
Classical Technique Meets Modern Sculpture

Wayne Strattman,
Massachusetts USA
 
Demo: Neon
Creating large scale flameworked plasma sculpture

Caterina Toso
Italy

Emanuel Toffolo
Murano, Italy

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Other: Film
The Engravers


Ella Varvio
Finland
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Lecture:
Conscience Of Glass - Contemporary Glassmakers In Finland


Benjamin Wright,
Washington USA

Ann Wahlstrom

 

LECTURE
Scandinavian Influence on 50 years of Pilchuck and the American Glass Movement

 


Viczán Zoltán
Hungary

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Demo: Cold
Intaglio Engraving

Caterina Zucchi,
Italy
 
Demo: Flame
Contemporary Blown Glass Beads (Murano Glass)

Sia Mai

 
Lecmo:
The making and using of plaster moulds for hot glass prototyping and small production

Rei Chikaoka,
Tokyo Japan

Kenichiro Oomoto,
Kanagawa Japan

Hideaki Kakurai,
Tokyo Japan

 

Lecture:
Creation for the next generation-GA70's


Jessie Blackmer,
Norway

Kiyoshi Yamomoto, Ane Graff, Benjamin Cobb

 
Panel: Other
Working Together: Navigating the Artist/designer and Artist/fabricator relationship

Morgan Chivers,
Texas USA

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Lecture:
Fire in the Library! Academic Makerspace Access to Kiln-Formed Glass

Scott Chaseling,
Australia

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Demo: Hot
A Blown Fuse

Joseph Rossano,
Washington USA

Benjamin Cobb,
Washington USA

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Lecmo: Hot
School: The Joseph Gregory Rossano Salmon Project

Amy Lemaire

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Demo: Flameworking
Extending Perception through Flameworking

Robin Cass

Caroline Madden

 
DEMO: HOT

The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.