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Biography: Bandhu Dunham

Bandhu Dunham
Bandhu Dunham

Bandhu Dunham is the author of the definitive glass text, Contemporary Lampworking: A Practical Guide to Shaping Glass in the Flame, as well as Formed of Fire and Creative Life. He has been working with glass for more than 40 years. Dunham began to teach himself flameworking in 1975, while still in high school. As an undergraduate at Princeton, he received informal training from the University’s glass blower before completing his apprenticeship under American and European masters at Urban Glass, the Pilchuck Glass School, and the Penland School of Crafts. He was an Artist-in-Residence at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass in 1999.

Dunham has taught flameworking techniques throughout the United States and internationally. Dunham’s work is represented in the permanent collections of museums in the U.S. and abroad, including The Corning Museum of Glass, the Niijima Glass Art Center, the Museum of Art and Design and Glasmuseum Lauscha.