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Studio Faculty Presentations: Emilio Santini, Boyd Sugiki, & Lisa Zerkowitz (Cancelled)

The Studio
June 23, 2020 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Untitled by Boyd Sugiki & Lisa Zerkowitz

This event has been cancelled. For more information, visit our COVID-19 Health and Safety Updates page.

Attend free, informal lectures by Studio faculty, some of the best-known glassmakers in the world. Hear instructors speak about their work in unstructured and highly-informative sessions in The Studio Lecture Room on Tuesday nights throughout the class sessions.

This week features Emilio Santini, Boyd Sugiki, and Lisa Zerkowitz in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.


Emilio Santini working glass at a torch (photo credit: Adam Ewing)

Emilio Santini

Emilio Santini is originally from Murano, Italy, and comes from a family with centuries of tradition in glass blowing. His glass work spans from lamp-working to glass blowing, from casting to diamond point engraving.

Boyd Sugiki

Boyd Sugiki

Boyd Sugiki has presented solo shows at Traver Gallery in Seattle, The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu, and in the Museum of Northwest Arts Benaroya Glass Gallery. His work is included in many collections, including the Honolulu Academy of Art; the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts in Honolulu; the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, Wash.; and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Wash.

Lisa Zerkowitz (Photo by Russell Johnson)

Lisa Zerkowitz

Seattle-based artist Lisa Zerkowitz’s early works were based on childhood memories, creating what she describes as “landscapes through the eyes of a child.” Later series have been inspired by nature and combine her background in printmaking with her passion for glass.