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Grant Garmezy

Raised on a farm outside of Nashville, Grant Garmezy began his artistic career working with metal and clay. He found glass in 2003 and has since been using the sculptural medium to create work influenced by his life on the farm. Garmezy now lives and works in Richmond, Va., as a professional glass...

Mel George Photo by Jeremy Lepisto

After eight years of owning and operating Studio Ramp LLC (a custom glass fabrication studio) with her husband Jeremy Lepisto in Portland, Oregon, Mel George recently moved back to her hometown of Canberra, Australia. She is a graduate of Australia's prestigious Canberra School of Art glass...

Cédric Ginart

Cédric Ginart has worked as a scientific glassblower with scientists, artists, industrialists, designers, and architects on experimental projects, unique artworks, prototypes, and art installations. He currently works at Montréal University as a scientific glassblower, and teaches artistic...

Justin Ginsberg

With a material as fragile and unpredictable as glass, artists need to be flexible—and it’s exactly that flexibility that intrigues Justin Ginsberg. A visual artist, Ginsberg investigates the “unusual properties” of glass, and its “extraordinary ability to flex and bend when made very thin.” His...

Artist Chris Giordano uses a torch to heat a white and clear glass sculpture on the end of a punty

Chris Giordano has been working with glass since 2006, having studied Furnace glassblowing at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire. Since then, Chris has worked in several studios around the country and creates works of his own as an independent artist under GioStudio Glass. His work...

Josie Gluck

Josie Gluck was a member of Dale Chihuly’s and Lino Tagilapietra’s glassblowing teams before earning a Master’s of Fine Art in Designed Objects from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has taught at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Cam Ocagi (Istanbul, Turkey), and Pratt Fine Arts...

Eusheen Goines (Photo by @photosilicate)

Eusheen Goines is an internationally-recognized flameworker known for his flowing shapes and detailed pattern work. Goines’ career began in 2000 while learning with Mike Luna and Darby Holm, and later, Banjo (Matthew Stroven). In 2006, he discovered the joy of teaching, which led to a career as an...

Richard Golding

Richard Golding has been involved with glass  since he set up Okra Glass in 1979. He is renowned for his efficient furnaces, glass recipes and designs, and use of iridescence, reduction, color, and surface decoration. In 2010, Golding opened his eighth glass studio and first gallery, Station Glass...

Eric Goldschmidt, photo by Julie Delaney

Since 1996, Eric Goldschmidt has devoted himself to practicing and developing the techniques of hot glass manipulation with a focus on flameworking, while studying and assisting with many of the world’s most talented glass artists. Although he has been working with glass since 1996, Goldschmidt...

Susan Gott - Photo Credit George Blanchette

Susan Gott has worked in glass for more than 30 years and creates one-of-a-kind, cast glass sculpture that incorporates steel, copper, and stone. Her works embody her interest in mythological symbolism and philosophies from ancient cultures that express the union of human being and nature. Gott...

Katherine Gray

To artist Katherine Gray, glass is a material of both otherworldly perfection and of mundane familiarity. With her work, Gray asks her viewers to consider the notion of disappearance as glass can be so ubiquitous that it is often not even noticed. Her work ranges from blown glass sculptures to...

Alberto Greselin

Alberto Greselin is an electrical engineer who studied the chemical and physical properties of glass, and the relationships of metal oxides used to color it. He is fascinated by the process of miniaturization offered by the principle of implosion within glass. Greselin has developed techniques that...

Rudi Gritsch is an expert in kiln forming. He has more than 25 years of experience with glass. Gritsch is the head of the kiln forming department at the Glasfachschule Kramsach in Austria and is also an independent glass artist. He has been the research and development director at the Bullseye...

Mieke Groot lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she maintains a studio. Her work is primarily concerned with the exterior of an object. Groot applies enamel in layers and fires the work in stages, creating cracks and tears in the structure of her objects. Her work is represented in...

Roy Gruver

Artist Roy Gruver from Bethlehem, Pa., specializes in kiln-formed glass and is one of the founders and a resident artist at the newly formed R&R Glass Studio in Bethlehem. Gruver is the principal instructor in the kiln-formed glass program at the Banana Factory, where he has been teaching all...

William Gudenrath

William Gudenrath is a glassblower, scholar, author, lecturer, and teacher. He is recognized internationally as one of the foremost authorities on glassmaking techniques of the ancient world through the 18th century. He has spent many decades studying specific works in glass in an attempt to...

Karina Guévin

Karina Guévin’s playful jewelery has been recognized with a Francois-Houdé Award and grants from the Canadian and Québec Consul for the Arts, La SODEC, and a Gilles Verville grant in visual art. She studied at Québec University, where she fell in love with glass and started making mixed-media...

Amanda Gundy

Amanda Gundy began working with hot glass in 2004 after graduating college with a degree in photography. Immediately drawn to this new medium, she began to study glassblowing at Urbanglass in Brooklyn by taking classes and working with artists as a glassblowing assistant, as well as learning about...

André Gutgesell

André Gutgesell began his career as an apprentice glassblower in Neuhaus, Germany. He has studied at the College of Glass in Lauscha, and under Kurt Wallstab. Gutgesell’s objects are displayed in private and public collections, including the Museum of Modern Glass in Coburg and Immenhausen Glass...