25 Masterpieces By The World’s Best Glass Artists Will Leave You Awestruck
Applebaum has been called "one of the great colorists in the field of glass."
"The process of blowing glass has been my teacher for the past 35 years. I have developed glass blowing techniques for my work that captivate the fluid energy of hot glass, using fire, air centrifugal force, gravity, and tools to push and pull the glass."
"I enjoy exploring the visual dimensions of massive glass and reflective interiors, using transparent colors so that light passes through and brings out the pure beauty and essence of glass."
- Leon Applebaum
David Schwarz Glass Art
David Schwarz has mastered the skills of captivating his viewers over a 25 year career. His work is critically acclaimed, being displayed in the White House Permanent Collection, The Corning Museum of Glass, as well as other prestigious collections.
Chihuly is a prolific creator, with his work featured in over 170 museums around the world, including the MET in New York, and the Louvre in Paris. The University of North Carolina has named him "America's First National Living Treasure."
Boyadjiev, born in Bulgaria, is considered one of the most important glass artists alive today. As a former student of Stanislav Libenský, Boyadjiev creates ethereal sculptures, tilted with emotion.
Jamie Barthel Hand Painted Chandeliers
Jamie Barthel hand-paints these stunning, hyperrealist chandelier bowls.
Patchen who is primarily self-taught, received a scholarship for artistic merit to attend the legendary Pilchuk Glass School. His work, often reminiscent of marine life is frequently exhibited internationally in prestigious shows.
Peters is one of the top names in functional pipe glass, encouraged by growing international demand since 2012. He’s a trailblazer and pushes the boundaries of the medium with each new piece.
Nathan Miers (N8 Miers)
Nathan utilizes a wide palette of borosilicate glass to create his signature geometric and intergalactic designs. He’s found success in functional and studio creations, but prefers to focus on pipes due to their timeless communal nature.
John Burchetta is known for his immensely skilled custom works for a huge variety of clients, including Walt Disney World and Dansk. Burchatta’s elegant and innovative pieces have been praised in countless publications including Gourmet, Cosmopolitan, Better Homes and Gardens, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Brides and Home.
Lipofsky was a veteran glass blowing pioneer, considered a founder of the studio glass movement starting in the 1960’s. His works are provocative and irresistible to touch, and as such are featured in the permanent collections of over 50 major museums.
Michael Svenson (Svenglass)
Svenson resides in the glass hub of Colorado and is a modern master. He’s known for his intricate borosilicate pipes, as well as decorative floral pieces and wearable pendants.
- Alex Santiago