Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Internationally renowned glass artist Katherine Gray is currently conducting a workshop in the glass studio at JamFactory

Based in LA, Katherine Gray is one of the world’s most recognised artists working in glass, her work uses a strong skills base often combining this with innovative and playful approaches to her ideas-based practice.

Katherine graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Canada and received her M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, she is currently Assistant Professor in glass at California State University, San Bernardino. Katherine has taught workshops around the world including Canada , France and Japan, as well as writing about and curating exhibitions of contemporary glass. Her work can be found in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Tacoma Museum of Glass and the Museum of American Glass.

The workshop runs throughout the week with members of the glass community given the opportunity to learn from Katherine, with demonstrations and artist talks. The public can catch a glimpse of Katherine at work from the Glass studio viewing platform throughout the week.