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Biography: Glady West

Glady West
Glady West
Make Your Own Glass Workshop Manager

Glady West is a graduate of SUNY at Alfred and Tusculum College, where she received a degree in teaching. She has worked with glass since 1982, and enjoys the challenges of combining flat, kiln-formed, and flameworked glass.


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Glady West has been working with glass since 1982. Glady West has been working with glass since 1982 as an independent artist. When The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass opened in 1996, Glady took her first flameworking class – and hasn’t left since. What do you do here at the museum? I am the... more
On September 18, 1863, Frederick Carder was born in Staffordshire, England. Over the next 100 years of his life, he would go on to become one of the greatest contributors to glass design in the 20th century. Frederick Carder in his library Carder left school at age 14 to join his father Caleb... more