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Bill Gudenrath Live-streamed Studio Demonstration (June 20, 2018)

Watch as Bill Gudenrath demonstrates for his class, "An In-Depth Introduction to Venetian Techniques," at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass. See the final objects out of the annealer starting at 1:01:58.

William Gudenrath is a glassblower, scholar, lecturer, and teacher. He is an authority on historical hot glassworking techniques from ancient Egypt through the Renaissance, and has presented lectures and demonstrations throughout the world. Resident adviser for The Studio, Gudenrath ensures excellence in the facility and its programs, and regularly teaches introductory and advanced courses in Venetian techniques. Gudenrath authored the Museum's first-ever scholarly electronic resource, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking, launched in 2016. A culmination of a lifetime of research, this digital resource details the techniques used to make glass on Murano, Venice’s historic glassmaking island, between about 1500 and 1700, a period known as “the golden age of Venetian glass.”