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Biography: Emrys Berkower

Emrys Berkower
Emrys Berkower

Emrys Berkower is a glass artist and designer, with a focus on modern adaptations of 17th-century Italian glassmaking techniques, and mid-century modern design practices stemming from Italy and Scandinavia. This focus has led to a natural progression and interest in interiors, furniture, and fabrication. For over a decade, Berkower has worked with artists, designers, and educators to produce a wide range of decorative and functional table objects, including lighting and sculpture. He has concurrently demonstrated, educated, and performed glassmaking at renowned institutions including The Corning Museum of Glass, Wheaton Village, and UrbanGlass. Berkower received his BFA from Alfred University and has worked in various private glass studios since 1992.