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Studio Faculty Presentations: Niko Dimitrijevic, Nirit Dekel, Jiyong Lee, & Carol Milne

The Studio
July 7, 2020 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Untitled by Jiyong Lee

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 Niko Dimitrijevic, Nirit Dekel, Jiyong Lee, and Carol Milne in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.


Niko Dimitrijevic

Most recently, Niko Dimitrijevic’s work has manifested as installations using light or its properties to define a given space. He will often incorporate or solely rely on found/reclaimed materials as the basis for both his installation and glass work.   

Nirit Dekel

Nirit Dekel

Nirit Dekel exhibits a high standard for glass beads. Using the traditional lampworking technique, she developed her own style. Dekel’s wearable art jewelry shows creative thinking as well as correspondence with a long-respected tradition in glass. She explores a wide array of colors, textures, and forms that give her creations a beautiful movement and life.

Jiyong Lee

Jiyong Lee

Jiyong Lee is a studio artist and educator who lives and works in Carbondale, Illinois. A professor of art at Southern Illinois University, Lee has been in charge of the glass program there since 2005.   Lee was born and raised in South Korea. He earned his MFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and taught there for several years.

Carol Milne (Photo by Jasmine Isaacson)

Carol Milne

Carol Milne earned her undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture. Her senior thesis, “Landscape as Art/Art as Landscape,” drew her into the realm of sculpture and cast bronze, and eventually to cast glass. Since 2000, Milne has been working primarily in glass at her studio in Seattle.