Adventures in Glassblowing with Fritz Driesbach and Jeff Mack
A multi-generational exploration of the TMA glass collection. In the newly installed galleries, students will gain and further their understanding of the unique visual language of glass by studying thousands of years of masterworks which have been meticulously collected over the past century. Studio time will be comprised of demonstration, exploration, revelation, and practice, both in the Hot Shop and the Cold Shop. About the Artists Now working as an independent artist in Freeland, Washington, Fritz Driesbach is internationally recognized for his knowledge of glass techniques, chemistry, and contemporary studio glass history. In 2002, the Glass Art Society presented Dreisbach its Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 1993 Corning Museum of Glass Rakow Commission. Jeff Mack is manager of the Glass Studio at the Toledo Museum of Art. He has worked in glass for 15 years in contexts including master glass blower, factory stem maker, artist's assistant and gaffer for internationally recognized artists. Jeff has keen interest in the study of historic glass making techniques and has devoted much of his study and work in glass to this topic.
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