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Patrick Primeau Guest Artist Demonstration

See Guest Artist Patrick Primeau, a contestant from the art glass competition show Blown Away on Netflix, in this narrated demonstration from the Amphitheater Hot Shop on September 1. Patrick and Caroline Ouellette created a three-piece incalmo vessel. See the final piece starting at 2:03:37. Influenced by the shapes and colors he sees while scuba diving, Patrick Primeau explores organic shapes in his work. His innovative designs inspired by Venetian techniques have earned him a place in the collection of Montreal Fine Arts Museum and the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec. His pieces are also found in several private collections. In 2004, he co-founded Welmo Glass Studio in Montreal with Caroline Ouellette. In 2019, Primeau was featured as a contestant on Blown Away on Netflix, the first-ever TV competition series featuring the art of glassblowing. The Guest Artist Series features world-class visiting artists at work in the Amphitheater Hot Shop. These special, extended demonstrations provide a fascinating peek at the techniques, artistry, and improvisation that comprise contemporary glassmaking. Our own Hot Glass Demo Team assists and narrates for each artist, answering audience questions in real time. Learn more at