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Biography: Barry Lafler

Barry Lafler

Barry Lafler is a scientific glassblower with more than 30 years of experience. He is a past-president of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society. He has taught numerous workshops in the flameworking department at Salem Community College and now teaches at the Art League of Long Island.

Lafler retired in 2010 from Brookhaven National Labs and now works out of his studio in Pennsylvania. He now has the freedom to experiment and explore new techniques. Lafler still does some scientific work and now has a limited teaching schedule at his studio and other studios around the U.S.