The Glass Issue
Welcome to our issue about glass, featuring fresh work from Thaddeus Wolfe, Helen Lee, and Dylan Martinez. Read about this year's ACC Emerging Voices Awards, the house that Bullseye built, drama in the hot shop, and more.
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More from This Issue
Artistic Risk and the Ticking Clock
Should an artist in his 70s confine himself to his comfort zone? One master says no.
Charlotte, North Carolina: Can-Do Community
As skyscrapers rise, makers work to keep the city’s cultural spirit intact.
Dylan Martinez's clever glass sculptures.
Kehinde Wiley’s Mary, Comforter of the Afflicted II.
Hot Shop Drama
Glass as a performance medium is blowing up.
Trust your instincts.
Artists reflect – literally or figuratively, in form and meaning.
Passing the Torch
The Bead Project teaches women how to create over a flame, start a business, and focus their talents.
Shows to See: October / November 2017
Shows that confront outdated gender roles.
Supercooled’s vibrantly patterned bowls.
Glassblowing shop Olio on nurturing the next generation of artists.
The home of Bullseye Glass owners Lani McGregor and Dan Schwoerer is a showcase for the couple’s decades-long passion for glass art. In the last year, it’s also been an oasis.
Who’s Your Favorite Innovator?
Readers tell us about their favorite innovators in the field.
With An Eye To History
Reviews of Wonder: 50 Years RISD Glass; Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process; and Glass: Masterworks from the Chrysler Museum of Art.